Shaun Wane 'comfortable' with current Wigan squad

Shaun Wane
Wane made over 150 appearances for Wigan as a player

Wigan head coach Shaun Wane has said although he is looking to add players, he would be happy to start the new season with the current squad.

The 47-year-old is preparing for his first season in charge after taking over from Michael Maguire.

"Obviously we're on lookout like every other Super League club, but we're not close to signing anybody at the minute," he told BBC Radio Manchester.

"I'm very, very comfortable with the players that we've got."

Wane added: "As a club we've always got our eyes open to all the best players, overseas and from the local lads as well."

Former Great Britain international Wane, who played for Wigan between 1981 and 1990, had been assistant with the Challenge Cup winners since October 2009.

He first took temporary charge in the summer of 2010, but was promoted following Maguire's decision to return to Australia.

Speaking about his first signing since taking charge, forward Epalahame Lauaki, Wane added: "He's a big tough guy and he's always troubled us when we play against Hull.

"He's a good size, very dynamic in his running style and just what I wanted.

"When I knew he was available I asked Kris Radlinski, our rugby manager, to target him and he did a great job and got him for me."