Bournemouth have surprisingly become the club to snatch Nigerian-born striker, Dominic Solanke from Liverpool, following their official unveiling of the youngster on Saturday.
Footballlive.ng reports that Solanke finally got his desires answered by The Cherries, who got success where the like of Fulham, Huddersfield Town, Brighton and Crystal Palace had failed.
While the German Budesliga duo of Schalke 04 and Stuttgart as well as Celtic and Rangers of Scotland had all also been touted at different points in the hunt for Solanke’s signature, he has finally sealed a deal to join Nnamdi Ofoborh and former Liverpool pal, Jordon Ibe at Bournemouth.
Solanke has one England cap to his name and was a key member of the Young Lions squad that won the FIFA U20 World Cup in South Korea in the summer of 2017.
His only goal in a Liverpool shirt came on the final day of last season in a 4-0 win against Brighton & Hove Albion, but he will now hope to rain more under less pressure.
The 21-year-old Golden Ball winner at South Korea 2017, departs Anfield with 27 appearances for Liverpool, who agreed a £19m sale on a multi-year contract in the coming days.
The Chelsea academy product was so close to joining Palace just before the transfer window opened, only for the deal to fall through because of concerns over his fitness.