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Transfer Gossip: Bolton Wanderers hand trial to former Ajax striker

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According to Indonesian national newspaper Kompas, Bolton Wanderers have handed a trial to former Ajax striker and Indonesian international, Ezra Walian.

Kompas reported:

“U-22 national team manager Indonesia, Endri Erawan, revealed that Ezra Walian is trial in second caste club English League, Bolton Wanderers.

It was mentioned by Endri when explaining that the Dutch naturalization player became one of the players who will perform at SEA Games 2017 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Earlier, Ezra decided not to renew his contract with Jong Ajax because the 19-year-old attacker was minimal quota appear.

"Now, he's another trial at Bolton Wanderers. confirmed , "said Endri.

Ezra did not take Luis Milla to follow the 2018 U-23 Asian Cup Qualifiers due to a virus.

However, he gradually recovered and is likely to become a player who replaced Ahmad Nur Hardianto at the SEA Games.”

Ezra Walian, 19, began his career in Holland with HFC Haarlem, before moving on to finish his youth career with firstly AZ Alkmaar, and then AFC Ajax.

Comfortable playing as a centre forward or as a winger, Walian played twenty-two times for Ajax’s reserve side, scoring three goals.

Earlier this year, Walian made his debut for Indonesia, coming on as a substitute in a friendly against Myanmar.

In April, Walian was linked with a move to fellow Championship side Reading Fc, though those reports were quickly put to rest. Walian is also rumoured to have Premier League clubs interested.

There were plenty of trialists on show against Atherton Collieries on Wednesday, Walian included. The youngster played alongside several other trialists in the 2-2 draw.