Bolton Wanderers’ chances of surviving in League One seem to be fading away each week, as Keith Hill’s side continue to struggle.
The Trotters were beaten by play-off chasing Doncaster Rovers in their last game on Tuesday evening, and they’ll be hoping they can pick up a much-needed win when they return to action against Wycombe Wanderers on Saturday.
One player that hasn’t had much of a chance to play his part in their fight against survival in the third-tier is Muhammadu Faal, who has only made two substitute appearances since arriving from non-league Enfield Town.
Bolton boss Keith Hill issued a somewhat surprising update on Faal’s fitness in an interview with The Bolton News, which is likely to leave some supporters frustrated.
“He (Faal) is not ready, nowhere near ready. He’s on the bench because we have no other options, simple as.
“I don’t want to expose him and I get smashed up and he gets smashed up. I don’t want to do that.”
Plenty of Bolton Wanderers fans took to social media to issue their thoughts on Hill’s recent update on Faal’s chances of featuring for the Trotters senior side this term.
Take a look at the best of the reaction from Twitter below….
Why sign him then ?
— Jonathan fearick (@jonathanfearick) February 13, 2020
He can’t whinge when he sent hall out on loan! If Faal is here for next season. Get him in the team
— Gareth Hulme (@GarethHulme) February 13, 2020
Mind boggling from Keith
— Alan Hindley (@radcliffe78) February 13, 2020
Not ready now but throws him on in his first game at the club..
— Rob (@Sambatime11) February 13, 2020
Hasn’t he played half a season already and scored 20 odd goals? How is he not ready 🤷🏼♂️
— Jimmy Maher (@jimmymaher77) February 13, 2020
So why sign him now and slow his progression. Either sign him at end of the season, or loan him out and keep Hall in the squad. Starting to lose faith the more this man speaks
— Ben (@CBanyTweets) February 13, 2020
Let's sign players on short term contracts that arent 'ready to play' for the majority of that time 🤦♂️ absolute clown sooner hes gone the better!
— Nathan Rew (@rew_nathan) February 13, 2020
Just my opinion but won't it take him longer to be ready and get up to speed if he doesn't get game time?
— 🎮⚽️ Aaron 💰✈ (@aaron_bwfc) February 13, 2020
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