BUENOS AIRES (AP) — World Cup winner Lionel Messi regretted his testy exchanges with the Netherlands coach and players during their controversial quarterfinal in Qatar, he said in an interview aired on Monday. Messi gave his first interview since lifting the trophy in December to radio Urbana Play of Buenos Aires. The Argentina captain spoke about the feisty clash with the Dutch which the South Americans won in a penalty shootout. A record 17 yellow cards were issued, including one to Messi for
The 32-year-old moves to the DW Stadium from West Brom, having made only five league appearances for the Baggies this season. Kelly becomes new manager Shaun Maloney's first signing as the Latics boss aims to guide the team out of the Sky Bet Championship relegation zone. Steven Caulker, Miguel Azeez and Christ Tiehi have already bolstered Wigan's options and Kelly's arrival has added further defensive reinforcements to a side who currently have the worst defensive record in the league.
The former Clarets boss has signed a two-and-a-half-year contract.