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Fred Lets Bolton Take Anelka

... who has signed a four-year deal with Bolton with a club record 8million transfer from Fenerbahce.

The 27-year-old, who has had previous stints in England with Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester City, successfully completed a medical with Wanderers to become their record signing, the fee dwarfing the previous top mark of 3.5million paid to Wimbledon for Dean Holdsworth in 1997.

He was a long-term target of ex-Toon boss Graeme Souness and they had talks 12 months ago. Fenerbahce wanted 5m but Shepherd wouldn't go beyond 4m. As it happens he splashed out 8m on Rangers defender Jean-Alain Boumsong instead.




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Date:Friday August 25 2006

Time: 12:00PM

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