Sheffield United send defender out on loan as Doncaster Rovers see midfielder move on

HEADING OUT: Sheffield United defender Jake Wright. Picture: Simon Bellis/Sportimage
HEADING OUT: Sheffield United defender Jake Wright. Picture: Simon Bellis/Sportimage
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SHEFFIELD UNITED defender Jake Wright has joined League One strugglers Bolton Wanderers on loan until early January.

The 33-year-old was unbeaten as a Blade in the club’s League One title success, before featuring 22 times in the 2017-18 Championship campaign.

MOVING ON: Midfielder Ali Crawford, left, has left Doncaster Rovers to join Bolton Wanderers. Picture: John Walton/PA.

MOVING ON: Midfielder Ali Crawford, left, has left Doncaster Rovers to join Bolton Wanderers. Picture: John Walton/PA.

After moving to Bramall Lane from Oxford United in the summer of 2016, Wright has made a total of 52 appearances for the Blades.

he will be joined at the University of Bolton stadium by midfielder Ali Crawford, whose contract with Doncaster Rovers was terminated by mutual consent.

The Scottish-born 28-year-old, who made his professional debut with Hamilton Academicals, moved to Rovers last summer and went on to make 44 competitive appearances, scoring three goals.