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Bournemouth fans react as Newcastle reportedly prepare Callum Wilson bid

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Bournemouth fans react as Newcastle reportedly prepare Callum Wilson bid

A number of Bournemouth fans have taken to Twitter to react on the reports from the Sunday Mirror (16/8; page 66) claiming that Newcastle United are preparing a players-plus-cash bid for Callum Wilson this summer.

Wilson is one of the players that Cherries fans will surely be expecting to lose this summer. The striker scored eight times for the club last season.

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And following Bournemouth’s relegation, it appears that the Magpies are planning to make an offer for the 28-year-old.

Interestingly, the Sunday Mirror (16/8; page 66) has claimed that Steve Bruce is prepared to let both Matt Ritchie and Dwight Gayle move in the opposite direction as part of the bid.

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The suggestion that Bournemouth may get Ritchie and Gayle in return for Wilson has gone down incredibly well amongst a number of Cherries fans on social media.

They certainly believe that they would be getting the better end of the deal by taking the pair, particularly as Newcastle would also reportedly add some cash to the bid.

Ritchie, of course, was previously an outstanding player for Bournemouth. Meanwhile, few strikers have had a better record in the Championship in recent years than Gayle.

And it appears that this particular swap would leave plenty of Bournemouth fans feeling much better about the prospect of losing Wilson this summer.

Here is how some of their supporters have reacted to the report…

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