Bolton sign Real Madrid defender

Bolton have today completed the signing of teenage left-back Marcos Alonso from Real Madrid for an undisclosed fee.

The 19-year-old has agreed a three-year deal at the Reebok Stadium and becomes the club’s third summer signing following the arrivals of Martin Petrov and Robbie Blake.

Manager Owen Coyle told www.bwfc.co.uk: “He is an exciting young player who has undoubted quality and he will bring that into our mix. I think that we have a real talent on our hands.

“I have said before that when we are investing money in transfers that I want to do it with young, talented players. He isn’t the finished article yet – he’s a young player making his way – but you don’t get through at Real Madrid without having a bit about you.”

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