Wigan manager Paul Cook worked with Darikwa at Chesterfield, and he is reportedly keen on securing the services of the 27-year-old right-back this summer.
It has been reported that the Zimbabwe international is being lined up as a replacement for 19-year-old full-back Reece James, who has returned to his parent club Chelsea after spending the 2018-19 campaign on loan at the Latics.
Nottingham Forest spell
Darikwa has been on the books of Forest since the summer of 2017 when he joined from Burnley.
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