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Bolton boss Coyle hails Miyaichi performance in Cup win over Millwall

On-loan Arsenal winger Ryo Miyaichi was outstanding for Bolton Wanderers in their FA Cup victory over Millwall.

The Japanese teenager starred in a comfortable 2-0 win.

"His second-half performance against Wigan last week was terrific, and from that moment there was no doubt he was going to start today," he said.

"He showed what a talent he is. There's other stuff he can learn, but he's brave and tough - he stood up to some of the treatment he got today - and he always plays with a smile on his face, which I absolutely love."

Coyle revealed he has been a long-term admirer of the precocious 19-year-old and was determined to bring him in on loan from Arsenal.

"First and foremost I am a football fan and I want to be excited by some of the players I've got in my team, and Ryo Miyaichi certainly does that," he said.

"In football terms he is a baby, a kid. I saw when Arsenal brought him in and then watched him on loan at Feyenoord last year, and he always caught my eye.

"I spoke to Arsene a few times about him and did everything I could to get him to the football club."

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