Big changes expected at Reebok Stadium this January.
It is safe to assume that much of Bolton Wanderers’ January transfer window business will depend on the future of Gary Cahill.
The tragicomedy that is the Trotters this season have conceded 34 goals in 14 Premier League matches, and Cahill has to take some responsibility for that – so perhaps replacing him may
Bolton manager Owen Coyle fended off plenty of interest in the summer, but has now admitted he may have to listen to offers in the new year – likely at a much lower price due to his rapidly expiring contract.
“If something comes in then I think for Gary and for everybody it is going to be better sooner rather than later,” said Coyle.
“We all know the further you get into the window, the more it is fraught with danger.”
Who could replace Cahill though, and at what cost?
Perhaps Chelsea defender Alex could be the answer.
The Brazilian centre back is out of favour at Stamford Bridge, and could be tempted by a fresh challenge.