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Coyle looks pleased with himself

Coyle looks pleased with himself

Sorry this is so late, I'm in the process of moving to France right now and have had to go to a McDonald's to get any internet. Anyway we've been waiting all summer for signings and suddenly it appears we've had 3. We've snapped up Nigel Reo-Coker from Aston Villa on a free, which is quite a good bit of business. Joining him in the New Boys Dept. are Tyrone Mears and Chris Eagles from Burnley for around £3m. This I'm less sure about, as we've all seen how our last player from Burnley worked out (ahem Blake). All 3 new boys came on as second half subs in Bolton's 2-0 win over Bury yesterday.

Coyle said of Reo-Coker:

"We're delighted to have signed Nigel. He's got the quality, drive and desire to compete at the highest level in the Premier League and I'm delighted that we have been able to bring him to the club.

Coyle hasn't said anything about Mears and Eagles (Meagles?), nor has anything appeared on the official site about them, but Burnley's site has released a statement and they played on Wednesday, so you can assume it's gone through. While these aren't exactly the most exciting signings we've ever had, at least we're making moves and I'm pleased to have new blood in the squad. Expect more detailed posts on these players later!