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Elmander: I have good feeling about Bolton

Bolton's record signing Johan Elmander says he has a good feeling about his move from Toulouse.

The Sweden striker eventually completed a club-record £10million switch from Toulouse on Friday, six months after manager Gary Megson originally enquired about the 27-year-old.

At the time, Elmander hoped a deal would go through and once Megson revived his interest this summer, nothing was going to stop the former Brondby star taking his chance with the Trotters.

"It is difficult to explain but when something is right, you just get a feeling," he told the club's official website.

"Bolton really wanted to buy me in January and I was very flattered about that.

"When I was talking to my agent a few weeks ago he again mentioned Bolton were interested and I felt a good feeling in my body right away.

"Then I met Gary Megson and there was even more positive energy coming into me."

With his bustling style, Elmander is confident he will win over the Bolton fans, although he is urging a measure of patience.

"I am a player who will always fight for 90 minutes," he said. "I always give my best and always play for the team.

"It may take me a bit of time but when I get into the team I will do my best and score many goals.

"I am really looking forward to training and can't wait to run out at the Reebok and hear the crowd when they are cheering."

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