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Freedman targets Bolton top flight return

October 29, 2012
By ESPN staff

Dougie Freedman has been officially unveiled by Bolton after his protracted move from Crystal Palace and claims the club are ready to get back into the Premier League.

Dougie Freedman
GettyImagesDougie Freedman: New Bolton boss

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Freedman, 38, who replaced Owen Coyle after the Trotters slipped down the table to their current position of 18th, has high hopes for his new charges.

"I am delighted to join Bolton," he said. "The club is geared up to getting back into the Premier League.

"There is an impressive set-up and structure in place, and a first-team squad of undoubted quality. I am excited about the challenge ahead of us."