Bolton have been struck down by a virus ahead of their Championship clash with Millwall on Saturday.

Many Wanderers players were left out of the side’s 2-1 Carabao Cup win in midweek due to illness.

It is another blow for Phil Parkinson, who will already be without injured trio Sammy Ameobi, David Wheater and Josh Vela.

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One player who could make his first league appearance of the season is Bolton captain Darren Pratley, who missed last weekend’s season opener with a virus.

He returned against Crewe in the cup on Wednesday evening, and played for an hour.

Bolton boss Parkinson said: “It was pre-planned to take him off because he’d missed the whole of last week and still wasn’t quite himself.”