Emile Heskey signs for Bolton Wanderers

Former England international pens short-term deal after impressing on trial

Bolton Wanderers have completed the signing of Emile Heskey on a short-term deal.

The former England international, aged 36, has impressed during a recent trial period with the club.

And Neil Lennon has now moved to sign free agent Heskey, who was most recently on the books of Australian A-League side Newcastle Jets.

Prior to his spell in New South Wales, Heskey turned out for Leicester, Liverpool, Birmingham, Wigan and Aston Villa and represented England a total of 62 times.

Bolton Wanderers now require international clearance in order for Heskey to be available to feature in the Boxing Day game against Blackburn.
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