Latics have signed Comoros Islands international Youssuf M'Changama on a short-term contract.
The 21-year-old midfield man has impressed sufficiently during trials at Boundary Park to earn a deal.
In the wake of injuries to Dean Furman and James Wesolowski, the capture of M'Changama will provide additional midfield options.
M'Changama, who holds a French passport, has played all his previous football in that country.
He was a junior at Olympique Marseille and has played in the second tier of French football for Sedan and Troyes.
M'Changama has also won two caps for the Como