Wigan have completed the signing of Parramatta full-back Bevan French, who joins the club with immediate effect.

French has previously been linked with a move the DW Stadium and he says he is relishing the opportunity to pull on the cherry and white.

“I feel honoured and very excited to have been afforded the opportunity to play for such a great club as Wigan,” he said.

“I am very much looking forward to the challenge and moving forward I am confident that I can contribute to the future success of Wigan in Super League in the next couple of seasons.”

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The 23-year-old has agreed a deal until the end of 2021 and is set to arrive at the club on Wednesday.