EFL Enforce New Wage Restriction on Bolton Wanderers

  • July 26, 2017 | By Chris Mann
  • URL Short URL: http://b-ac.es/f0b11

The EFL have imposed tighter restrictions on Bolton's transfer embargo, limiting them to new signings on maximum contracts of £4,500-a-week.

As reported by The Bolton News, Wanderers had previously been forced to sign players on deals of no more than £11,500-a-week.

The ruling, understood to have been set by EFL officials last week, continues to restrict Bolton to a squad of 23 players, including loans lasting for a duration of half a season - as demonstrated by Adam Armstrong's move from Newcastle United.

As well as imposing a ban on transfer fees, Phil Parkinson is unable to pay for loan deals, meaning only wages falling within the salary cap can be covered from hereon in.

Wanderers chairman Ken Anderson is set to challenge the conditions of the EFL ruling, as the club continue to work towards clearing an embargo which has been in force since December 2015.

Football betting site Betway

Sky Bet League Two Standings

Pos Team Pld Pts
18 Leyton Orient 6 5
19 Oldham Athletic 6 4
20 Bolton Wanderers 6 4
21 Scunthorpe United 6 4
22 Barrow AFC 6 3
View Full Standings >>


Who is Bolton's 2018/19 Player of the Year?
34.62% Gary O'Neil
19.38% David Wheater
18.92% Pawel Olkowski
9.27% Joe Williams
5.33% Jason Lowe
4.13% Sammy Ameobi
2.85% Josh Magennis
2.75% Mark Beevers
1.19% Jack Hobbs
1.01% Ben Alnwick
0.28% Andrew Taylor
0.28% Craig Noone