posted on May, 19 2004 @ 03:40 PM
Bolton manager Sam Allardyce has expressed his delight at finally laying to rest the rumours surrounding the future of Jay-Jay Okocha.
Despite being linked with a number of clubs in recent months, Okocha has signed a lucrative new three-year deal with Bolton, taking him through to
Okocha's future often overshadowed Bolton's rise to prominence at the end of what has been the club's best season in the Premier League.
He captained Wanderers to their highest-placed finish in the Barclaycard Premiership of eighth, as well as their remarkable run to the Carling Cup
final where they were eventually beaten by Middlesbrough.
In signing up Okocha for the next three years, the deal could help Allardyce persuade other big names to join the Bolton bandwagon at the Reebok