Bolton Wanderers lead chase for Ecuadorian striker Jaime Ayovi - report

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Bolton Wanderers manager Owen Coyle is reportedly at the front of the queue in the chase for Ecuador striker Jaime Ayovi.

The striker currently plays for Emelec in his home country and finished the last season as top scorer with 22 goals last season.

Coyle has been linked with the striker before but with the January transfer window about to open, and the future of Johan Elmander still uncertain, the Scot may look to Ayovi as a replacement for the Swede, according to Sky Sports.

However Bolton will have to battle it out with Mexican side Toluca, Serbian side Partizan Belgrade and Turkish outfit Gaziantepspor who are all believed to interested in signing the striker.

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