Wigan are close to completing the signing of West Ham target Ivan Ramis from Real Mallorca.

The 27-year-old defender had looked set for a move to Upton Park, after Mallorca revaled that a deal had been agreed last weekend. But the player has now passed his medical after being persuaded to move to the DW Stadium, and should complete his switch in the next 24 hours.

Chairman Dave Whelan told ESPN: "He has passed a medical and it is being concluded.

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