Bolton signs striker Johan Elmander

June 28th, 2008 - 1:58 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi  

Bolton Wanderers have signed Sweden striker Johan Elmander on a three-year deal.

The Norway striker Daniel Braaten going the other way in a deal believed to be worth about £10m. “He is a player who will get us goals and create other opportunities for his team-mates,” Bolton manager Gary Megson said of the 27-year-old Elmander.

Elmander made his Sweden debut in 2002 and has featured 38 times for his country.

He will become the second new signing at the Reebok Stadium after Fabrice Muamba.

Megson said he expected more new faces before the start of next season. “I am still on the lookout for other players to boost the quality of our squad,” he said.

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