Crystal Palace have given manager Dougie Freedman permission to speak to Bolton.

The club originally rejected Wanderers' approach for the 38-year-old after permission was sought on Monday morning. But the Eagles have now confirmed Freedman would be allowed to meet with the Bolton board.

A statement on their website, www.cpfc.co.uk, read: "Following further discussions throughout the day, Crystal Palace Football Club can confirm that permission has been granted for Dougie Freedman to speak to Bolton Wanderers regarding their vacant managerial position."

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