McClean off to Wigan, McCourt to USA?

Scott Heppell/PA Wire.
Scott Heppell/PA Wire.

Sunderland have accepted a bid from Wigan Athletic for former Derry City winger James McClean.

According to reports today the Wearside club have accepted a bid - and have given Wigan permission to speak to the Championship club.

McClean, who moved to Sunderland from Derry City in 2011, made 70 appearances for Sunderland scoring 11 goals.

Meanwhile Paddy McCourt is being linked to a move to the USA with LA Galaxy, along with San Jose Earthquakes and Portland Timbers all monitoring the winger’s situation.

McCourt left Celtic earlier this summer and is currently unattached. He has been training with Hibernian.