Bolton have re-signed forward Sammy Ameobi on a one-year deal, the Sky Bet Championship club have announced.
Sammy Ameobi spent a successful spell under Phil Parkinson on loan last season, has been training with the club in their Scottish training base this week and watched their 2-1 win over Arbroath on Tuesday night.
Ameobi severed ties with his hometown club Newcastle this summer after more than a decade at St James’ Park.
He also spent loan spells at Middlesbrough and Cardiff City but struck up a relationship with the Wanderers fans as he helped the Whites make a successful start to life in League One last season.
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“It feels great to be back. I’m very familiar with Bolton now,” he said.
“The gaffer was massive for me last season. He helped me rebuild my confidence and I believe he gets the best out of me.
“Everyone was patient with me and it gave me the opportunity to start playing again. I’m really thankful for that and hopefully I can repay them this season.”
Parkinson had made recruiting Ameobi one of his top priorities and was delighted to announce the signing this afternoon.
“I am really delighted that we have got Sammy on board and we’ve worked really hard to get the deal done,” he said.
“Having worked with him last year, we know all about him. Sammy has something different to offer to what we have already got.”