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Bülent completes Bolton move

Published: Monday 1 July 2002, 13.35CET
Bolton Wanderers FC manager Sam Allardyce has signed Bülent Akin from Galatasaray SK.

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Published: Monday 1 July 2002, 13.35CET

Bülent completes Bolton move

Bolton Wanderers FC manager Sam Allardyce has signed Bülent Akin from Galatasaray SK.

Bülent Akin has sacrificed the chance to play UEFA Champions League football with Galatasaray SK to join English side Bolton Wanderers FC.

Three-year deal
The 23-year-old Turkish left-sided midfield player has signed a three-year contract. Bülent joins fellow recent signings Augustin 'Jay-Jay' Okocha and Delroy Facey at the Reebok stadium.

'Highly-rated player'
"Bülent is a highly-rated player in his homeland and is looking forward to playing in the [FA] Premiership with us," Bolton manager Sam Allardyce told the club's official website.

Last updated: 01/07/02 14.35CET

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