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Dougie Freedman has rubbished claims he was the subject of an 11th hour approach from Ipswich before sealing his move to become Bolton boss.
Confusion surrounded Freedman's switch from Crystal Palace to become Owen Coyle's successor last week when the Selhurst Park outfit announced his departure on Tuesday - two days before Wanderers confirmed his arrival.
In the interim period, reports suggested Freedman had his head turned by fellow managerless Championship outfit Ipswich but the 38-year-old insists such talk was well wide of the mark and the product of rumours on social networking site Twitter.
"Listen, I understand that these days you've got 24 hour news channels and I understand you've got to cover some news - that's certainly not a problem for me," he said.
"What I won't do is comment on young 12-year-olds, or even older, tweeting that I'm supposed to be going to Ipswich and the whole media circus that goes into it.
"I shook the chairman's hand on the Tuesday and it was a deal done, it's as simple as that. That's what kind of a guy I am. There was no second thoughts of anything else."