Michael Jacobs: Wigan Athletic forward signs new two-year deal

Michael Jacobs
Michael Jacobs has scored four goals in 12 appearances for Wigan this season

Wigan Athletic forward Michael Jacobs has signed a new two-year contract extension to keep him with the League One club until 2020.

The 25-year-old joined Wigan from Wolves in July 2015 and has made 96 appearances for the Latics.

"I have played some of my best football here and I am excited for the future," Jacobs told the club website.

"To get my future sorted feels good and now I can put full focus into getting this club back into the Championship."

Jacobs has scored 17 goals during his time with the club, with his latest coming in their 3-0 win against Southend United on Saturday.

Wigan are top of League One having won 10 of their opening 13 games.

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