Friday, 29th August, 2014

Wigan Athletic boss Uwe Rosler has slammed Premier League newboys Leicester City for having "used" midfielder James McArthur.

An agreement had been reached between the two clubs for the transfer of the 26-year-old, only for Nigel Pearson's side to turn their backs on the player and sign free agent Esteban Cambiasso instead.

Rosler revealed that his club did not accept the pay structure offered for the player by the Premier League side and as a result, McArthur was left in "limbo".


"We didn't accept the pay structure and then Leicester left James in limbo", Rosler was quoted as saying by the BBC.


"I feel sorry for James. He got used in a way and we and he have to live with that."

Describing the incident as "unusual" the 45-year-old added that it's odd for a club to first agree a fee and then make no contact regarding a proposed pay structure.

"I've never experienced that where a club agree a fee and then make no contact over pay structure.

"Now we have to make sure we get James right again. I feel for the lad because he had already said goodbye to everybody at the club."

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