Crystal Palace have granted manager Dougie Freedman permission to hold talks with Bolton Wanderers.

The club originally rejected Wanderers' approach for the 38-year-old after permission was sought on Monday morning.

But the Eagles have now confirmed Freedman would be allowed to meet with the Bolton board.

A statement on their website read: "Following further discussions throughout the day, Crystal Palace Football Club can confirm that permission has been granted for Dougie Freedman to speak to Bolton Wanderers regarding their vacant managerial position."