Done Deal: Former Owl Kieran Lee lands Bolton Wanderers deal - SWFC bids farewell to 'terrific player'

Kieran Lee has signed an 18-month deal with Bolton Wanderers, getting back into football after his Sheffield Wednesday exit at the end of last season.

By Joe Crann
Friday, 8th January 2021, 5:41 pm

A switch to Bolton has been on the cards for some time now after the 32-year-old started training with the club late last year, and now he’ll be looking forward to getting back on the field after a lengthy time away from the game.

Lee left Wednesday after making more than 200 appearances for the Owls, becoming a very popular figure amongst the club’s fanbase.

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Speaking to the Bolton’s official website, Lee said: “I’ve been training with the club for a few weeks and I’m delighted to have now signed.

“You've only got to look around the place to see that the potential to go back up is massive. This is a club that wants to be at a higher level. I'm coming here to help the team get promotion and go as high as we can.”

His new manager, Ian Evatt, added, “I am delighted to sign Kieran who I feel is a real coup for the club and a statement signing.

“He is a very classy and experienced footballer, and is just the right character we want at Bolton Wanderers Football Club.

Keiran Lee has signed for Bolton Wanderers after his Sheffield Wednesday exit.

“I’d like to thank the Board for their support in getting this deal completed.”

Meanwhile, Wednesday said in a tweet of their own, “His touch is golden… Wishing Kieran Lee all the best with his move to Bolton.. A terrific player for us over the last eight years and some top memories in there too. Thank you for everything and good luck, Kieran.”

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