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Bolton boss Coyle: Elmander cannot relax

Bolton Wanderers boss Owen Coyle is demanding more from Johan Elmander, after his brace against West Ham United.

Elmander scored a cracking volley against Wales in March and Coyle believes the Sweden striker has found a new lease of life.

Saturday's double took Elmander's tally to 10 goals in 57 league appearances for Bolton.

Coyle said: "It was a bit tongue in cheek but when he scored that wonder goal (against Wales) I remember jesting with him, telling him to wear that Sweden shirt underneath his Bolton top for the next game.

"People were making a big thing about (his poor goal record) and that's a side of football we understand because of the level we're at. The football pressure, as we call it, grows.

"But I've said to everyone that this is a clean slate, a fresh start.

"I have been a tremendous believer in Johan from day one. It's up to him now to keep showing that level and to keep having that hunger.

"When they cross the white line, it's up to them to bring their top game and he's managed to do that to this point."

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