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<b>Lee Naylor</b><br/>
Lee Naylor's contract at Celtic expired this summer and he is on the look out for a new club. According to reports, Newcastle and Bolton are leading the chase for his signature. The arrival of Marcos Alonso may see a cooling of interest from Bolton, but with no fee, Coyle might appreciate the back-up. 30-year-old left back Naylor was signed by Celtic from Wolves for £700,000 in 2006.

<b>Lee Naylor</b><br/> Lee Naylor's contract at Celtic expired this summer and he is on the look out for a new club. According to reports, Newcastle and Bolton are leading the chase for his signature. The arrival of Marcos Alonso may see a cooling of interest from Bolton, but with no fee, Coyle might appreciate the back-up. 30-year-old left back Naylor was signed by Celtic from Wolves for £700,000 in 2006.

&lt;b&gt;Alan Hutton&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;
Right-back Alan Hutton has been linked with Bolton as part of a swap deal. It's claimed that Harry Redknapp wants to take Gary Cahill to White Hart Lane and is willing to offer Hutton, plus cash, in exchange. The Tottenham manager revealed recently that Jonathan Woodgate could be out for half the season, which might see him stepping up his efforts for Cahill. Hutton was signed from Rangers for £9m but has failed to settle in London, and was sent out on loan to Sunderland last season.

<b>Alan Hutton</b><br/> Right-back Alan Hutton has been linked with Bolton as part of a swap deal. It's claimed that Harry Redknapp wants to take Gary Cahill to White Hart Lane and is willing to offer Hutton, plus cash, in exchange. The Tottenham manager revealed recently that Jonathan Woodgate could be out for half the season, which might see him stepping up his efforts for Cahill. Hutton was signed from Rangers for £9m but has failed to settle in London, and was sent out on loan to Sunderland last season.

&lt;b&gt;Jack Wilshere&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;
In the midfield department, Coyle is eager to renew the loan of Jack Wilshere. The Bolton manager was highly impressed with the 18-year-old's performances at the Reebok last term and has been making enquiries over the England under-21 international. Arsenal are somewhat reluctant to let him leave, especially with Cesc Fabregas' future still in the balance.

<b>Jack Wilshere</b><br/> In the midfield department, Coyle is eager to renew the loan of Jack Wilshere. The Bolton manager was highly impressed with the 18-year-old's performances at the Reebok last term and has been making enquiries over the England under-21 international. Arsenal are somewhat reluctant to let him leave, especially with Cesc Fabregas' future still in the balance.

&lt;b&gt;Tom Cleverley&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;
Should Coyle fail in his bid to bring in Wilshere, he could turn his attention to another young Englishman, Tom Cleverley. The Manchester United player impressed on loan at Watford last season, where he bagged 11 goals. He's also impressed during United's pre-season matches. Sir Alex Ferguson has hinted he will be willing to let a few of his fledglings out on loan, and according to reports Bolton are standing patiently in line.

<b>Tom Cleverley</b><br/> Should Coyle fail in his bid to bring in Wilshere, he could turn his attention to another young Englishman, Tom Cleverley. The Manchester United player impressed on loan at Watford last season, where he bagged 11 goals. He's also impressed during United's pre-season matches. Sir Alex Ferguson has hinted he will be willing to let a few of his fledglings out on loan, and according to reports Bolton are standing patiently in line.

&lt;b&gt;Juan Roman Riquelme&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;
An exciting prospect is the possible capture of Juan Roman Riquelme. The former Argentina international has been linked with various clubs in England after his contract ran out at Boca Juniors. He's now 32, but the midfielder still has undoubted passing ability and vision. Bolton have a habit of signing players entering the latter stages of their career (think Jay-Jay Okocha, Ivan Campo and Youri Djorkaeff), and Riquelme seems like a nice fit.

<b>Juan Roman Riquelme</b><br/> An exciting prospect is the possible capture of Juan Roman Riquelme. The former Argentina international has been linked with various clubs in England after his contract ran out at Boca Juniors. He's now 32, but the midfielder still has undoubted passing ability and vision. Bolton have a habit of signing players entering the latter stages of their career (think Jay-Jay Okocha, Ivan Campo and Youri Djorkaeff), and Riquelme seems like a nice fit.

&lt;b&gt;Karim Matmour&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;
Bolton are apparently locked in a £6m tug-of-war with Sunderland for Borussia Moenchengladbach midfielder Karim Matmour. The Algerian international impressed during the World Cup, which has seen his valuation sky rocket. The 25-year-old probably isn't worth £6m, and it would seem unlikely that Bolton would be willing to pay that much, but you never know.

<b>Karim Matmour</b><br/> Bolton are apparently locked in a £6m tug-of-war with Sunderland for Borussia Moenchengladbach midfielder Karim Matmour. The Algerian international impressed during the World Cup, which has seen his valuation sky rocket. The 25-year-old probably isn't worth £6m, and it would seem unlikely that Bolton would be willing to pay that much, but you never know.

&lt;b&gt;Franco Di Santo&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;
Coyle apparently wants to bring in Chelsea striker Franco Di Santo for a fee in the region of £2m. The Argentinean's days appear numbered at Stamford Bridge, where he is well down the pecking order. Last season he was sent out on loan to Blackburn, where he scored just one goal in 22 appearances. A shocking return but that hasn't put Bolton off the 21-year-old.

<b>Franco Di Santo</b><br/> Coyle apparently wants to bring in Chelsea striker Franco Di Santo for a fee in the region of £2m. The Argentinean's days appear numbered at Stamford Bridge, where he is well down the pecking order. Last season he was sent out on loan to Blackburn, where he scored just one goal in 22 appearances. A shocking return but that hasn't put Bolton off the 21-year-old.

&lt;b&gt;Rodrigo Moreno &lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;
Coyle (pictured) has already completed the signing of Marcos Alonso from Real Madrid, but it appears he could be heading back to the Bernabeu for striker Rodrigo Moreno. The 19-year-old was born in Brazil but plays for Spain's under-19 team. He is currently a part of Real's reserve team Castilla and has been tipped to have a big future ahead of him so any move could be of the loan variety rather than a permanent deal.

<b>Rodrigo Moreno </b><br/> Coyle (pictured) has already completed the signing of Marcos Alonso from Real Madrid, but it appears he could be heading back to the Bernabeu for striker Rodrigo Moreno. The 19-year-old was born in Brazil but plays for Spain's under-19 team. He is currently a part of Real's reserve team Castilla and has been tipped to have a big future ahead of him so any move could be of the loan variety rather than a permanent deal.

&lt;b&gt;Araujo Ilan&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;
West Ham released Araujo Ilan at the end of the season despite a return of four goals in just 11 games. The free agent is apparently on numerous clubs' wish lists, including Bolton's. The 29-year-old Brazilian has stated his desire to remain in England. &quot;I did well in the Premier League and I was hoping to continue where I left off next season, but West Ham had other ideas, that's football,&quot; he said.

<b>Araujo Ilan</b><br/> West Ham released Araujo Ilan at the end of the season despite a return of four goals in just 11 games. The free agent is apparently on numerous clubs' wish lists, including Bolton's. The 29-year-old Brazilian has stated his desire to remain in England. "I did well in the Premier League and I was hoping to continue where I left off next season, but West Ham had other ideas, that's football," he said.

&lt;b&gt;James Beattie&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;
James Beattie's future at Stoke City is unclear. He was involved in a very public bust-up with manager Tony Pulis last season and it's understood he would welcome a move away and that Stoke would be willing to let him go should the right bid come in. Now 32, Beattie has proved his ability to score at the top level with various clubs. Whether Bolton need another powerful forward is debatable, but there's no doubt he would provide a decent option for Coyle.

<b>James Beattie</b><br/> James Beattie's future at Stoke City is unclear. He was involved in a very public bust-up with manager Tony Pulis last season and it's understood he would welcome a move away and that Stoke would be willing to let him go should the right bid come in. Now 32, Beattie has proved his ability to score at the top level with various clubs. Whether Bolton need another powerful forward is debatable, but there's no doubt he would provide a decent option for Coyle.

<b>Lee Naylor</b><br/> Lee Naylor's contract at Celtic expired this summer and he is on the look out for a new club. According to reports, Newcastle and Bolton are leading the chase for his signature. The arrival of Marcos Alonso may see a cooling of interest from Bolton, but with no fee, Coyle might appreciate the back-up. 30-year-old left back Naylor was signed by Celtic from Wolves for £700,000 in 2006.

Bolton were in a spot of bother last term but after his appointment as manager, Owen Coyle quickly turned things around and steered them away from relegation.

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And the former Burnley boss will be looking to push on this season and improve on last year's 14th place finish. He's already brought in Robbie Blake, Martin Petrov and the rather exciting sounding Marcos Alonso from Real Madrid but he'll want to add more new faces before the window closes.

Finances are tight at the Reebok but here, we take a look at the major transfer rumours circulating in the press and on the web and assess who else might be joining the Trotters.

Source: Independent

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