Wanderers have today announced the signing of a new striker in the form of ex-Rangers man Joe Dodoo.
The 24-year-old striker, who has signed until the end of this season, becomes Bolton’s 11th new signing since Keith Hill took charge at the University of Bolton Stadium.
Dodoo’s name was mentioned frequently on Bolton’s busiest ever transfer deadline day but he was not one of the nine new players to arrive that day.
Due to the interest of a number of clubs on deadline day, Joe Dodoo’s Ranger’s contract was brought to an end early in order to allow him to sign for a new club permanently.
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Joe Dodoo began his footballing career at Leicester City and played just four times for the former Premier League champions between 2013 and 2016, scoring four goals in the process.
In 2015, Dodoo was sent out on a month-long loan to Lancashire rivals Bury where he managed a handful of appearances and netted once.
His busiest season to date came in 2016/17 after signing for Rangers. During his first season at Ibrox, Dodoo made 25 appearances in all competitions, scoring five times.
In recent years, he’s been loaned out by the Scottish club, enjoying seasons at Charlton and Blackpool where he scored 8 goals in 33 appearances over the course of both loan spells.
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Joe Dodoo looks to be a much more vibrant attacking option that the ageing pair of Daryl Murphy and Chris O’Grady and could bring a much-needed flash of pace to Wanderers’ front line.
Whether or not Joe Dodoo makes his debut for Bolton against his former loan side Blackpool remains to be seen.
However, it will be fascinating to see what kind of impact another new striker could have on Keith Hill’s Wanderers side.