Blackpool and Bolton Wanderers ‘join race to sign’ Melville’s Oliver Colloty

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With two days left till the end of the January transfer window, speculation is mounting that New Zealand U-19 striker Oliver Colloty might land a pro contract with an English club.

After earlier reports he was trialling with League One clubs Sheffield Wednesday and Fleetwood Town, British media have now added Championship side Blackpool and League One club Bolton Wanderers to the clubs showing interest.

Journalist Alan Nixon says Blackpool and Wanderers are looking at the Melville United frontman.

Main photo: Oliver Colloty … led the scoring for Melville United last season. Photo: Shane Wenzlick / Phototek.

Headline at the football website The 72.

Colloty is in the United Kingdom in search of a professional contract after leading the goalscoring for Melville United in the Northern League and National League last year, and after scoring nine goals for New Zealand at the OFC U-19 Championship.

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