Bolton Wanderers legend Ricardo Gardner has offered the fastest man alive, Usain Bolt, the chance to train with his side Harbour View.
Gardner, who became head coach of his boyhood team last June, has told Olympic Champion Bolt he can train with Harbour View to prepare for his trial with German giants Borussia Dortmund.
Bolt told Loop:
“I play football a lot but one thing I have decided to do is to start working with ‘Bibi’ Gardner, who is a good friend.
He has been in the Premier League so he understands what they would want and what they would need me to do. So I mentioned it to him and he said sure, I can come out to Harbour View and train and get a feel of what’s going on.”
Ricardo Gardner played 409 times for Wanderers between 1998 and 2012, helping the club gain promotion to The Premier League. Gardner then went on to play a big role as Big Sam’s side qualified for Europe in 2005 and 2007.
Gardner famously scored for Wanderers at The Allianz arena in that famous 2-2 draw against Bayern Munich.
If Gold medal winner Usain Bolt really wants to break into football, he’s gone to the right place.