Middlesbrough striker Mido is almost certain he will leave the Riverside in January with Wigan a possible option.
The 25-year-old has already represented seven clubs during his eventful career and is currently considering an offer from Steve Bruce's side.
Mido could be used in a swap deal which would see Wigan striker Marlon King, who has spent the season on loan at Hull City, head to the North East.
The former Tottenham striker has grown unhappy at Boro with manager Gareth Southgate preferring Tuncay Sanli and Afonso Alves up front.
If the Egyptian does switch to the JJB Stadium it would see him link up with compatriot Amr Zaki.
"My exit from Middlesbrough is almost certain, I am 95 per cent sure of that," he told FilGoal.com.
"I have got some offers, including one from Spain, but I am not yet decided where I'll go.
"I know there are talks with Wigan, and I have to say I would be happy to play alongside Zaki."
Mido may find it just as hard to break into the Latics' frontline with Zaki forming an effective partnership with Emile Heskey which has helped the club rise to seventh in the Premier League table.