Select a Team

Coyle cools SWP talk

Loan link dismissed as 'pure speculation' by Bolton boss

By Ben Collins.   Last Updated: 18/01/11 1:23pm

  • Share:
Wright-Phillips: Set for loan switch

Wright-Phillips: Set for loan switch

Sky Bet

Bolton boss Owen Coyle has shrugged off reports he is lining up a loan move for Manchester City winger Shaun Wright-Phillips.

SKY SPORTS ON SKY There's more live football on Sky Sports than ever before, including the Barclays Premier League, UEFA Champions League, Clydesdale Bank Premier League, England away Euro 2012 qualifiers and La Liga. With four live Sky Sports channels, as well as Sky Sports News, you'll never miss a moment on Sky. Click here for more.

The England international has started just two Premier League games this season and City manager Roberto Mancini admitted last week he is likely to leave the Blues on a short-term deal this month in order to get first-team football.

Birmingham and Fulham were linked with the 29-year-old before Bolton were mooted as a possible destination.

But Wright-Phillips' wages may be beyond Bolton's budget and Coyle confirmed the Trotters have not approached their local rivals.

"We can sit here and a million names can be bandied about," he said.

"But the bottom line is that there is nothing positive or concrete to report on players. It's pure speculation."

Bolton lie seventh in the Premier League after a positive first half of the season and Coyle is yet to act in the transfer window.

  • Share:

Related

Related Profiles

Most Popular

Features

New laws for the PL season

New laws for the PL season

The Premier League is set to feature a number of new laws this season - we take a look at the main changes...

Leicester’s new stars

Leicester’s new stars

Leicester are known to use stats to identify talent. So what’s special about the new boys?

QUIZ: Name the stadium

QUIZ: Name the stadium

The International Champions Cup is being played across the world. But can you identify the host stadiums? Take our quiz to find out...