When Bolton Wanderers announced nine new signings on deadline day earlier in September, fans understandably went crazy.

That excitement has only increased since we’ve seen these new players in action.

In particular, Liam Bridcutt and Thibaud Verlinden who have been absolutely incredible since joining Wanderers on loan.

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However, the duo could cause Wanderers boss Keith Hill a number of problems and it’s something that’s already got a number of fans and commentators worried.

The trouble is, both Bridcutt and Verlinden are only on loan until January. Much like the Sammy Ameobi situation in the 2016/17 season, the best players in the team could be gone halfway through the season.

It’s a problem we don’t want to think about right now but one that could come back to haunt Wanderers as, without the dynamic duo, Keith Hill’s side looks a far weaker proposition.

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The issue stems from a reported transfer embargo placed on the club due to Bolton’s spell in administration.

Much like Bolton’s last excursion into League One, Wanderers can only loan players for short periods of time and have a limit on squad size.

Hopefully, Keith Hill can convince the two loanees, and Jake Wright who has also impressed, to extend their stay come January but given the excellent displays, we’ve seen from Verlinden and Bridcutt already, keeping the new signings beyond January looks unlikely.

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