Bolton's Connolly heads for Perth

02 February 2010 12:21
St Johnstone have signed Bolton Wanderers central defender Mark Connolly on loan until the summer.The 18-year-old Irishman, who moved from Wolves to West Brom for £1m - could make his Saints debut against Rangers on Wednesday. [LNB]Saints manager Derek McInnes said Connolly was recommended by former St Johnstone manager Owen Coyle and his predecessor as Bolton boss. [LNB]"Mark comes very highly recommended by Gary Megson," said McInnes. [LNB]"And I have seen him in action on a couple of occasions myself.[LNB] MY SPORT: DEBATE Give your reaction to Connolly's move "I've obviously been able to speak to Owen Coyle about him and he also rates Mark but feels he needs a bit more experience. [LNB]"I am sure he will be an asset to us for the remainder of the season."

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