1. John BatemanEmbed from Getty Images
While Wigan sent off their talismanic leader Sean O’Loughlin at the end of 2020, they gained a back rower who has the potential to live up to the generational talent he replaces.
Coming in off the back of an exceptional two-year campaign at the Canberra Raiders, Bateman will bring a different level of intensity and attitude from the best standard rugby league competition in the world, and one that he thrived in.
Dropping down in quality to Super League should see him dominate in his second stint at the club; his signing alone puts Wigan right at the front of the title race.
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