Owen Coyle in talks over Bolton manager job, Burnley confirm

04 January 2010 03:37
Following the departure of Gary Megson last week, former Bolton player Coyle was favourite to take over at the Reebok Stadium. [LNB]For the first time today Burnley officially confirmed that Coyle has held discussions with Bolton.[LNB]Burnley 1 Manchester United 0: match reportCoyle had been on a family break in Scotland and was to return to Turf Moor on Tuesday but the manager told his players after the 2-1 FA Cup win at MK Dons that he is expecting an approach from Bolton and would like to speak to them. [LNB]Coyle, who signed a deal until 2013 after winning promotion last season, has an escape clause in his contract and Bolton are confident that compensation can be agreed. [LNB]Bolton are not in a hurry to appoint the new man for the imposing game at Arsenal in midweek but have laid on free coach travel for the trip to Sunderland on Saturday. [LNB][LNB][LNB][LNB][LNB][LNB]

Source: Telegraph