Bournemouth’s Solanke relieved to recover from freak inury scare

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Bournemouth striker Dominic Solanke has stated that he is glad to be back from a freak knee injury in training that saw him miss just three games for the Cherries. The English forward made his return in the 1-1 draw against Newcastle at the Vitality Stadium last weekend.

Before then, his last game was in the 4-2 loss to Burnley in the FA Cup on January 17, missing three premier league ties against Brentford, Nottingham Forest, and Brighton.

During his absence, Bournemouth manager Gary O’Neil explained the extent of his injury, stating that it was not as much as it was initially feared, and the player himself has stated that he was annoyed with the incident but pleased to be back for the team.

“Yeah, it was a bit of a freak accident in training, which was annoying. Bit of a scare, but luckily didn’t end up being too bad. It was just nice to get back (out there).” Solanke said.

Dominic Solanke has played 17 games in the Premier League for Bournemouth the season, scoring three goals and making three assists. However, that has not really helped the Premier League status of the Cherries, who sit at 19 on the table.

Bournemouth are winless in the Premier League since November in a 3-0 victory over Everton; they have gone nine matches without a victory in all competitions.

The next game will be a trip to Molineux to face Wolverhampton, who are on form, winning their last game against Southampton despite playing the majority of the game with 10 men and also going behind.

The Molineux-based side also secured a 3-0 victory over Liverpool, and they will hope to make Saturday’s clash with Bournemouth their third win in a row in the Premier League.

Should Bournemouth take an unlikely victory away from home, the win will take them out of the relegation zone.

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