Coyle brings young striker to the Reebok

Benik Afobe
Bolton loanee Benik Afobe. Photo: PA

Arsenal striker Benik Afobe has joined Bolton on a season-long loan deal.

The 19-year-old England youth international is set for a second spell playing in the npower Championship, having ended the last campaign on loan at Reading and helping them win promotion to the Barclays Premier League.

A short statement on www.arsenal.com confirmed the news, adding: "Everyone at the club wishes Benik well for his time with Bolton."

Afobe follows Jack Wilshere and Ryo Miyaichi in going on loan from the north London club to Bolton.