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What does the future hold for Arsenal's on-loan midfielder?

Long considered the future of English football, Jack Wilshere found himself being sent out on loan from Arsenal last summer, a club he had been with since aged nine. Having struggled for game-time at the Gunners, due to a succession of injuries, Wilshere has now found himself playing regular football at Bournemouth, who have stuttered throughout this season. Wilshere has played …

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Bournemouth vs Manchester City: Match preview, likely line-ups and score prediction

Manchester City will hope to take advantage of Bournemouth’s defensive frailties when the two sides lock horns at the Vitality Stadium on Monday evening. The Cherries shipped six goals against Everton last weekend and have conceded 31 times in their past 12 Premier League matches. It has left manager Eddie Howe scratching his head and he will be expecting another tough …

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19-year-old the man for Manchester City to exploit Bournemouth’s leaky defence

Gabriel Jesus Manchester City

Manchester City will travel to Bournemouth on Monday night knowing that a third successive win could take them into second place if rivals Tottenham drop points on Saturday evening. Embed from Getty Images   After a troublesome start to the calendar year with only one win in four Premier League matches, Pep Guardiola’s side – inspired by teenager Gabriel Jesus – …

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Analysing Romelu Lukaku’s stunning four-goal haul for Everton against Bournemouth

Romelu Lukaku Everton

Romelu Lukaku’s sensational four-goal haul fired Everton to a thrilling 6-3 victory over Bournemouth. The Belgium international, who signed from Chelsea for a club record fee of £28 million in 2014, was in irresistible form as the Toffees extended their unbeaten run to seven Premier League matches. Lukaku opened the scoring after 30 seconds with an exquisite long-range strike and added …

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Everton vs Bournemouth: Match preview, likely line-ups and score prediction

Everton welcome struggling Bournemouth to Goodison Park tomorrow looking to avenge their defeat in the reverse fixture last September. It was the Cherries who ended Ronald Koeman’s side’s unbeaten start to the Premier League campaign with a 1-0 victory at the Vitality Stadium, thanks to a stunning goal from Junior Stanislas. Both clubs have had their fair share of ups and downs in the …

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Is this Chelsea's fringe player on his way to AFC Bournemouth?

Chelsea goalkeeper Asmir Begovic could be set for a switch to AFC Bournemouth, according to reports. Numerous media outlets, including the Mirror, have claimed that the Cherries last week submitted a bid in the region of £10 million for the 29-year-old, which was rejected. However, Sky Sports are now saying that Blues manager Antonio Conte will sanction a move – as long their valuation …

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Bournemouth vs Watford: Match preview, likely line-ups and score prediction

Bournemouth entertain Watford at the Vitality Stadium tomorrow, with both sides looking for a morale-boosting victory to kick-start 2017. The Cherries are hoping a return to home comforts will do the trick after a disappointing performance on their travels last time out, when they lost 3-1 to relegation-threatened Hull City. For Hornets manager Walter Mazzarri, this could be a key …

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Will Bournemouth or the Merseyside club beat Chelsea for this £20million-rated 19-year-old?

The Daily Mail report that Chelsea, Liverpool, Everton and Bournemouth are preparing to do battle over Genk winger Leon Bailey. The Jamaican is also attracting interest from Roma, Bayer Leverkusen, Lyon and Nice as he continues to impress with eight goals already this season from the left and right flank. The Belgian club value him at around £20 million but do …

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Three things we learnt from Hull City’s 3-1 victory over Bournemouth

Marco Silva celebrated his first Premier League victory as manager of Hull City after they overturned a lacklustre Bournemouth side at the KCOM Stadium. Two goals from Abel Hernandez turned the match in the Tigers’ favour after Junior Stanislas had given the visitors the lead from the penalty spot in the third minute. Embattled Hull, who had not won in …

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Could this Chelsea star make a shock January move to Bournemouth?

Chelsea captain John Terry is understood to be an ambitious loan target for Bournemouth in this transfer window. According to an article in The Telegraph, Cherries manager Eddie Howe is hoping to persuade the former England skipper to move to the south coast for the remainder of the season. Howe is in the market for a central defender, having seen Nathan Ake return …

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What does Nathan Ake’s recall mean for both Chelsea and Bournemouth?

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte’s surprise decision to recall Nathan Ake from his loan spell with Bournemouth has implications for both clubs. The Netherlands Under-21 international had put pen-to-paper on a season-long deal with the south coast club, but a clause in the contract to bring him back early has been invoked by Chelsea. Now, supporters of both clubs are wondering what this decision …

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Three things we learnt from Bournemouth’s thrilling 3-3 draw with Arsenal

Olivier Giroud’s dramatic injury-time goal salvaged a point for Arsenal from a pulsating Premier League clash at the Vitality Stadium. The Gunners found themselves 3-0 down with less than half an hour to play after Charlie Daniels, Callum Wilson and Ryan Fraser had sent Bournemouth supporters wild. A famous victory for the hosts, who had never beaten Arsenal in their history, looked …

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