England midfielder Jack Wilshere will seek to reignite his career away from Arsenal after agreeing a season-long loan move to Bournemouth. Gunners boss Arsene Wenger has allowed Wilshere to go in search of first-team football elsewhere as he bids to get back on track following a series of injury setbacks that have seen him fall
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored on his Premier League debut as Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United beat Bournemouth 3-1 at the Vitality Stadium on Sunday. The former Sweden captain, who netted the winner on his first competitive outing in the Community Shield, drilled in a superb low shot from distance to add to goals from Juan Mata and
Eddie Howe says Bournemouth will not be overawed by Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Manchester United on Sunday. Ibrahimovic is set to make his Premier League bow at the Vitality Stadium following his free transfer arrival from Paris Saint-Germain with much expected of the former Sweden international. Howe acknowledged Ibrahimovic’s ability but insisted it would be wrong
Eddie Howe’s men were unchanged, while Arsenal brought in Oxlade-Chamberlain for Joel Campbell in their solitary switch. The early stages saw Mathieu Flamini only booked for a heavy challenge on Dan Gosling which could have been punished more severely, while Alexis Sanchez lashed a shot over from a tight angle after latching on to Aaron
It’s Coup o’clock! Juan Iturbe last week, and now Stephan El Sharaawy – Bournemouth fans must be pinching themselves. According to the Daily Mail, they’ve spoken to AC Milan about a potential loan move for the Italian. His loan spell at Monaco is set to be cut short after failing to score a goal in
Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri said his side’s upcoming clash against AFC Bournemouth will be a harder test than their game against Manchester City. Ranieri’s men are second to Arsenal in the Premier League on goal difference following a 0-0 draw at home to City on Tuesday. Their next challenge comes in the form of
Wenger made four changes to the side beaten heavily at Southampton as Gabriel, Kieran Gibbs, Calum Chambers and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain earned starts. Josh King returned from a hamstring injury to lead the Bournemouth attack, while Marc Pugh was preferred to Junior Stanislas on the left. Eddie Howe’s team made a confident start, with Charlie Daniels’
The Cherries, owned by Russian billionaire Maxim Demin, are set to be fined after breaching the Financial Fair Play rules while in the Championship last season Bournemouth will be fined by the Football League after they were found to be one of four clubs to breach Financial Fair Play rules in the Championship last season.
With Chris Smalling and Matteo Darmian joining a growing United injury list, youngsters Cameron Borthwick-Jackson and Guillermo Varela made their first Premier League starts in a makeshift defence. Bournemouth made life difficult for the visitors from the off, but the opener came in unusual circumstances as Stanislas’ whipped corner from the left sailed over David
The substitute had been on the pitch for just 99 seconds before he bundled home a dramatic deciding goal in one of the most famous victories in the Cherries’ history Glenn Murray scored a dramatic late winning goal as Bournemouth recorded one of the most famous wins in their history against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.