Anelka not yet ready to bolt

Bolton striker Nicolas Anelka has put an end to speculation surrounding his future by signing a new four-year contract at the club.

Bolton striker Nicolas Anelka has put an end to speculation surrounding his future by signing a new four-year contract at the club.

The France international has been linked with a move away from The Reebok Stadium for much of the summer but is now tied to The Trotters until 2011.

Anelka, who joined Bolton from Fenerbahce for £8 million last summer, has started the season by scoring three goals in the first four Premier League games.

Bolton boss Sammy Lee could not contain his delight at the news that Anelka will be staying after the 28-year-old put pen to paper on his new deal.

"It is a fantastic boost for the club and our supporters that Nicolas has agreed to stay with us," Lee told the club's official website.

Anelka has previously stated his desire to play in the Uefa Champions League but the striker says he has never been happier with life at Bolton.

"I seem to have been linked with every club in the country of late, but my heart is with Bolton," he added. - Skysports

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