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Forgotten Wanderers #5: Javi Moreno

Part 5 keeps us in the old Espana - climb on

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The latest in our series of somewhat forgotten Bolton Wanderers 'stars' of years gone by keeps us in Spain - the nation of dreams - but moves on from Salva Ballesta to Javi Moreno.

Born in a borough of Valencia in 1974, your man began his career in the youth teams of Barcelona. A regular goalscorer for Barcelona C and Barcelona B, he moved on to Cordoba in 1996 before shifting again to Murcia-based Yeclano and then to Alaves, who were, in fairness, massive in the mid-90s.

Thirty goals in 82 games saw him earn a move to AC Milan in 2001. A poor return of just two goals in 16 appearances meant a cut-price move back to Spain with Atletico Madrid before taking in a loan spell with Sam Allardyce and his Bolton Wanderers team in 2004.

Another meagre return saw Javi Moreno play eight games in the famous white strip before leaving and heading the fuck back to Spain with Zaragoza.

He would retire in 2009 following disappointing spells with Cordoba, Ibiza and Lucena of Andalusia. He also made five appearances for the Spanish national side, scoring once.

He had really, really lovely hair.