Gabriel Antoine Obertan (born 26 February 1989) is a French professional footballer who plays for Wigan Athletic. He plays primarily as a winger, but can also play in attacking midfield and as a striker.
A former attendee of the famous Clairefontaine academy, Obertan began his professional career playing for Bordeaux in France. He then joined Manchester United in July 2009 for an undisclosed fee, before signing for Newcastle United for another undisclosed fee in August 2011. Obertan was released by Newcastle late April 2016
Obertan has represented his country at under-16, under-17, under-18, under-19 and under-21 level but is yet to earn his senior debut.Close