Lowly Latics land another Caldwell

The 29-year-old has been on the lookout for a new club since

leaving Burnley and has now linked up with brother Gary at the DW

Stadium. Wigan have endured a difficult start to the campaign after

following up their 4-0 thrashing by Blackpool with a 6-0 thumping

from Chelsea. Caldwell has been training with Wigan in recent weeks

and clearly made a favourable impression on under-fire manager

Roberto Martinez. Martinez believes he has landed a leader on and

off the pitch and feels his experience will prove invaluable to the

cause. “We have seen what Steven is all about during his time

here,” he told the club’s official website. “He’s a leader on and

off the field and he is a great personality to have in the dressing

room. “He has shown real professionalism in his time with us and we

are delighted to have him on board. “He has good experience of the

Premier League and has played in the Champions League and UEFA Cup,

plus is a full Scotland international. “He is a totally committed

defender who will add fantastic competition to the squad.” Caldwell

is thrilled to have linked up with his brother at Wigan and admits

Gary has given positive reviews of the Lancashire side. “Gary has

of course told me what the club is like and how impressed he has

been with the set-up here, and I am delighted to have sorted out my

future now,” said Steven. “I have already got to know the lads over

the past few weeks and I can’t wait to get started and fight for my