Sammy Lee still needs to win over the Bolton Wanderers dressing room, it has been revealed.

The Guardian says there have been rumours about senior players questioning Lee's appointment and being dubious about the changes to the backroom staff.

The departure of the assistant physiotherapist James Murphy did not go down well, and questions have been asked about Lee's recruitment of some old acquaintances. Frank McParland has gone from scouting at Anfield to become Bolton's general manager. Dave Galley, another ex-Liverpool employee, has been appointed as physiotherapist.

The rumours are strong and come directly from the dressing room, it is reported.