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Transfer Gossip: Bolton After John Guidetti?

Wanderers like the look of the Manchester City forward

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Dutch paper De Telegraaf has reported that Bolton Wanderers are one of a handful of clubs chasing Manchester City's young Swedish centre forward John Guidetti, who recently spent time on loan at Neil Lennon's former side Celtic.

Several loan moves away from the Etihad have come about for the Swede, with arguably the most successful coming in the 2011-12, when he spent the season with Dutch giants Feyenoord.

The forward managed to notch 20 league goals in 23 appearances, whilst also enjoying a successful season helping Celtic win the Scottish League Cup, as well as the Scottish Premier League, he finished the season with 15 goals in 35 matches.

Sporting Lisbon are another club keen on Guidetti and it had been claimed the Portuguese giants had put a lucrative contract proposal in front of the striker. However, it has since been suggested in Portugal that the Swede's demands have scared them off - so Christ knows how Bolton might afford him.

The lad has all the numbers and attributes to indicate that he's got something about him, but a long spell at Manchester City probably also indicates that his wage packet will contain quite a few zeros

One other online source claimed Wanderers are offering Guidetti a yearly salary of €1.4m (£1m), while he would also pocket a signing-on fee of €3m (£2.1m) for putting pen to paper. Which sounds like bollocks.