Wigan and Sunderland fans react on Twitter to Jordi Gomez transfer

Jordi Gomez - Sunderland

The 31-year-old Spaniard has re-signed for the Latics after a two-year spell with the Black Cats.

Wigan's Jordi Gomez celebrates scoring their first goalWigan's Jordi Gomez celebrates scoring

Spanish midfielder Jordi Gomez rejoined Wigan Athletic this week after a two-year spell with Sunderland, signing a one-year deal at the DW Stadium.

The 31-year-old was a big favourite at the Latics during a previous five-year stay at the club, helping Wigan win the FA Cup in 2013 and then competing in Europe alongside boss Gary Caldwell the season after.

He comes into Wigan's squad to add technical quality and attacking threat from midfield after their impressive promotion from League One as champions, having impressed during a loan spell in the Championship with Blackburn last season. 

Gomez will be looking to add to his 162 appearances for the Latics, in which he scored 28 times, and will be returning after a period at Sunderland where he failed to really convince.

Signed by Gus Poyet on a free transfer from Wigan in 2014, the former Barcelona man saw plenty of football in his first season with the Black Cats, making 33 appearances and scoring six times. He found football much harder to come by at the Stadium of Light last season, heading out on loan in January after making playing just six times for Dick Advocaat and Sam Allardyce.

Below are a selection of comments from Wigan and Sunderland fans on Twitter after Gomez's transfer was confirmed:

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