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Done Deal: Bolton Wanderers sign Eoin Toal from Derry City

Signing number four for the first team

Derry City v Shamrock Rovers - SSE Airtricity League Premier Division Photo By Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile via Getty Images

Bolton Wanderers have just announced their fourth signing of the Summer transfer window - with the arrival of Derry City Captain Eoin Toal for an undisclosed fee.

The 23 year old has signed a three year deal with the club.

Capped at U21 level for Northern Ireland, Toal had spent his professional entire career so far with Derry City, scoring six goals in 155 games.

Upon his arrival, Ian Evatt told the official site:

“It’s been well documented how in-depth we are with our recruitment process and how we identity position specifics in players and if their attributes fit how we want them to play.

“Eoin ticks all of those boxes. He’s a young player with a huge amount of experience – albeit in a different division; captain of a top-division team in Ireland, who has played European football and who has vast attributes we feel we can improve on.

“We know he’s got good versatility and as coaches we feel we can still improve him and he will get time to settle.

“There’s no pressure on him to hit the ground running. It’s really a bigger project for us but we’re delighted to get it done and we think we’ve got a good one.”

We’ll most likely see our first glimpse of Eoin in a Wanderers shirt this coming Saturday, when Wanderers play their final pre-season friendly against Huddersfield Town at the UNIBOL.