Bolton Wanderers signing Kean Bryan has sent a message to fans after joining on loan from Sheffield United until the end of the season.
The Trotters are precariously placed in League One–bottom of the table and 20 points adrift of safety.
With that in mind, January was always going to be an important month for Bolton and the club have been busy adding players to Keith Hill’s squad.
Bryan is the sixth player to sign for the North West club this month, joining on loan from Sheffield United until the end of the season.
The 23-year-old is capable of playing in both central defence and defensive midfield and has experience in League One, having spent the 2017/18 season on loan at Oldham Athletic.
He has been really unfortunate with injury and illness problems in the last 18 months or so but a move to Bolton will provide him with a chance to kick-start his career.
It appears Bryan is excited to get started with the Trotters and took to Twitter to send a message to fans.
Can’t wait to get back playing! Let’s go 💪🏾⚽️ https://t.co/F7lPt8rwfW
— Kean Bryan (@keanB07) January 30, 2020
A product of the Manchester City academy, Bryan never featured for the Citizens senior side, despite making more than 50 appearances for the age-group sides.
He joined the Blades on a free transfer in August 2018 but has made just four appearances for Chris Wilder’s side due to injury and illness.
Subject to clearance, Bryan will be available for the clash against Tranmere Rovers on the weekend.
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It must’ve been a really frustrating 18 months or so for Bryan, who has seen injury and illness ruin his chances to impact the first team at Bramall Lane.
With that in mind, you can understand his enthusiasm to get started for Bolton and that looks a positive sign for his new club.
With Sheffield United now flourishing in the Premier League, the 23-year-old will no doubt be keen to made a good impression at Bolton and return to fight for a first-team place under Wilder in the summer.
However, given his recent record, the move is a slightly concerning one as you feel there is a good chance Bryan may once again suffer some fitness issues.