Edman holds Helsingborg talks

The 31-year-old has played just four times this season and made

only two Premier League starts, one of which saw him terrorised by

Aaron Lennon in the 9-1 defeat at Tottenham in November. He has

featured just once since then, as a late substitute in the 5-0 loss

at Manchester United. With first-choice left-back Maynor Figueroa

having signed a new contract this month the Swede’s options at the

DW Stadium are limited and he is not in manager Roberto Martinez’s

long-term plans. Helsingborg – Edman’s first professional club –

have claimed the player has already completed a move but it is

understood that declaration is premature. Edman, whose Latics

contract expires in the summer, would be allowed to leave Wigan on

a free transfer to get him off the wage bill and reports have

suggested he will sign a five-year contract with the Swedish club.