As Wanderers sadly weren’t in action over the weekend, it gives Keith Hill that little bit more time to work on his first Bolton line up ahead of the true start to Wanderers’ season.
While we may technically have five games under our belt, the new-look Wanderers pose a very different challenge than that offered by Wanderers’ youngsters in the past few weeks.
Up first for Bolton is a tricky trip to Rotherham at the weekend and with a flurry of new signings on deadline day, we could be seeing a very different line up than the one we’ve seen so far this season.
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New Bolton boss Keith Hill has not shied away from the fact he hopes to bring positive and attractive football to the UniBol this season.
The arrival of Wanderers’ new manager will surely be a breath of fresh air for Bolton and the club’s fans, many of whom grew tired of Phil Parkinson’s tactics over the past three years.
Keith Hill is renowned for sticking with a 4-3-3 formation and looks to his players to keep hold of the ball and build into an attack rather than hoofing it up at the first attempt.
Taking that on board, and making use of most of Wanderers’ new signings, here’s how we think Keith Hill’s Bolton side could look this season.
However, thanks to Keith Hill’s outrageous recruitment drive last week, Wanderers could, if they so chose, line up like this, with a side made up completely of new and re-signing players, not counting Remi Matthews, of course.
However, we’ll only know for certain what Keith Hill has planned when the Wanderers teamsheet is unveiled at 2pm on Saturday ahead of Bolton’s tough trip to Rotherham.
This article was written prior to the news of Joe Bunney’s car accident which is likely to leave the defender out of action for some time.