Bolton v Norwich preview

Team news for Saturday afternoon's Premier League clash between Bolton and Norwich at the Reebok Stadium.

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Bolton manager Owen Coyle is likely to freshen up his side for the game after last weekend's 5-0 defeat to Manchester United.

New signings David Ngog and Tuncay Sanli both scored for the reserves in midweek while right-back Gretar Steinsson is pushing for a recall.

Midfielder Stuart Holden is close to a first-team return after six months out with a knee ligament injury but is likely to have to wait until next week's Carling Cup tie.

Norwich will have goalkeeper John Ruddy back from a one-match suspension for Saturday's match.

Striker James Vaughan is available despite needing hospital treatment after being caught in the mouth by an elbow from West Brom defender Gabriel Tamas.

Winger Anthony Pilkington (back) should return to the squad, but centre-half Zak Whitbread (hamstring) and defenders Daniel Ayala and Elliot Ward (knee) remain out.

Bolton (from): Jaaskelainen, Steinsson, Cahill, Knight, Robinson, Eagles, Muamba, Reo-Coker, Petrov, K Davies, Tuncay, Klasnic, Bogdan, Wheater, Boyata, M Davies, Klasnic, Pratley, Kakuta, Ngog, Blake.

Norwich (from): Ruddy, Tierney, de Laet, Barnett, Naughton, Pilkington, Crofts, Johnson, Hoolahan, Morison, Holt, Rudd, C Martin, Bennett, R Martin, D Fox, S Jackson, Whitbread, Vaughan.

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