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Solanke Relishes Bournemouth Promotion, Eager For Another Premier League Action

Solanke Relishes Bournemouth Promotion, Eager For Another Premier League Action

Bournemouth striker, Dominic Solanke is looking forward to playing in the Premier League again next season after having a great season in the just concluded Championship establishing himself as the main goalscorer as his club earned promotion.

Bournemouth finished second in the Championship with 88 points from 46 matches two points less than champions, Fulham .

Solanke was a key part of the Cherries’ promotion to the Premier League,as he was the second highest goalscorer in the Sky Bet Championship with 29 goals in 46 matches and earned himself a spot in the team of the season.

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He scored 44 goals in 86 Championship games since the 2020/21 season, notching 18 assists in the same period.

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Solanke’s form is a far cry from his previous performances for Bournemouth, scoring just twice for the Cherries in 39 games in his previous Premier League spell.

He has gained confidence from his recent performances and is eagerly anticipating his return to the Premier League following his first experience as a Liverpool player.

“For sure I didn’t do what I wanted to do last time I was there in the Premier League,” Solanke was quoted as saying by Daily Echo.

“But I’m a different player now, mentally and physically I’m looking forward to it.

“I’m looking forward to playing in the Premier League next season.

“The run of games – I’ve played in pretty much every game I’ve been able to over in the last two seasons.

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“That definitely helped me. Scoring goals and staying fit, obviously a run of games, especially when you’re a striker, getting goals really helps.”

Solanke was born in England,his father is from Nigeria and his mother is from England.

He has been capped just once by the Three Lions of England, hence is still eligible for a switch to the Super Eagles of Nigeria.

By Toju Sote




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  • Diran 2 years ago

    The NFF and coaches Peseiro and Finidi should go after Dominic Solanke. he is a very gifted and world-class attacking midfielder cum striker

    • For where? When Mbaoma is doing it for Enyimba? I beg stop am o!