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Stars Available in the January Sales?

Who will stay, and who will go?

Stay Andre pleeeeeeeeease
Stay Andre pleeeeeeeeease
Clint Hughes

It's that time of year again.

Recent talk has revolved around misfiring striker David Ngog moving to Bursaspor in Turkey - some reports claim that he is meeting their representatives this week.

Ngog is just one of six first-team names who are out of contract at the end of this season, alongside Chris Eagles, Tyrone Mears, Stuart Holden, Andre Moritz and deposed Wanderers captain Zat Knight. Let's have a look at what we can expect:

David Ngog

His time at Bolton has been a disappointment. He has failed to convert his undoubted talent into goals and despite his talent in bringing others into play and his undeniable ability he is most likely of all to be leaving before the January Window ends.

Likelihood of staying: Slim to none

Chris Eagles

A riddle wrapped in an enigma - on his day he is one of our best players, but does he have that day often enough? Eagles was a standout performer last season but has struggled for form and a place in the team since the start of this campaign. A high earner, will he do enough to earn a new contract?

Likelihood of staying: Unlikely

Tyrone Mears

Only here because no-one wants him.

Likelihood of staying: More chance of someone winning the MK Challenge at Half-Time

Stuart Holden

Likeable American midfielder Holden has suffered with terrible injuries over the past season, and his best days back in 2010/11 seem a distant memory. Would love to see him return the same player that departed on a stretcher at Old Trafford, but that seems unlikely now.

Likelihood of staying: Slim

Andre Moritz

The talented Brazilian has made an impact since signing for Bolton Wanderers from Crystal Palace, where he teamed up with Dougie Freedman. However, he has been something of a footballing nomad - never staying at a club beyond a single season.

Likelihood of staying: Depends on finance, fitness and form

Zat Knight

Knight has served Bolton since the Megson (spits) days. He has been our first choice centre half for what feels like years now (because it has been years), but this year found himself relieved of the captaincy in favour of Jay Spearing, and removed from the first team in favour of Tim Ream and Matt Mills. Signed a contract extension last year.

Likelihood of staying: Slim

So there you go - big changes can be expected at Bolton - perhaps they are needed for us to rebuild.