Japan international Ryo has joined Wigan Athletic on a season-long loan.

The 19-year-old winger will be looking to build on the four-month loan spell he enjoyed with Bolton Wanderers at the end of last term.

After quickly making his mark for the Trotters with a terrific goal against Millwall in the FA Cup in only his second game, Ryo became a firm fans' favourite, playing a total of 14 times for the club. 

Ryo’s time at the Reebok Stadium followed a good start to the season with Arsenal, where he featured in League Cup victories over Shrewsbury Town and Bolton and was a regular in the reserves.

A productive 2011/12 campaign also saw Ryo make his full international debut in Japan’s friendly match with Azerbaijan in May 2012.

Ryo now heads to the DW Stadium to gain further first-team experience under Roberto Martinez.

EveRyone at Arsenal Football Club wishes Ryo the best of luck during his time with Wigan.

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