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Bolton striker passed fit to face Seagulls
Bolton striker Joe Mason has been passed fit to face Albion today.
And that means Wanderers boss Dougie Freedman is set to go 4-4-2 against the Seagulls.
Mason missed the midweek 0-0 draw at Derby due to illness.
He was rated 50-50 as late as yesterday but starts today’s clash at the Reebok alongside Lukas Jutkiewicz.
Mason, who was interesting Albion as they searched for a striker in January, has scored once in each of the last three appearances of his loan stint from Cardiff.
His return is one four changes to the team which earned a good point at Derby.
Out go centre-back Zat Knight, widemen Neil Danns and Mark Davies and attacking midfielder Andre Moritz, They are replaced respectively by David Wheater, Liam Trotter, Chung-Yong Lee and Mason.
Wanderers are unbeaten in their last five games, including a 4-0 derby thrashing of Blackburn in their most recent home match.
They have not lost a game anywhere or conceded a home goal since Sam Vokes’ winner here for Burnley last month.
Bolton: Bogdan; Baptiste, Wheater, Ream, Hutton; Trotter, Spearing, Medo, Lee; Mason, Jutkiewicz. Subs: Lee-Barrett, Knight, Threlkeld, Vela, Mortiz, Danns, Hall.
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