Two of AFC Bournemouth’s youngsters could be set to leave Dean Court on loan deals.
According to national tabloid The Sun, Emerson Hyndman could be set for another spell in the second tier of English football, this time with former FA Cup winners Wigan Athletic.
The loan would initially be for six months, claims the report.
The 22-year-old United States of America international has experience of the Championship following his time with Fulham.
He played for the London club 28 times between 2014 and 2016 prior to his move to the south coast.
Since that move, he has made 7 appearances for the Cherries, including one Premier League appearance.
Most of his football in the last couple of seasons came during a loan spell with Scottish side Rangers, where he was named Rangers young player of the season after 17 appearances.
The report added…
He (Howe) believes a spell playing regularly in the Championship will give him the ideal base to come back to Bournemouth and seriously challenge for Premier League action.
Landing the 22-year-old will be a boost to the newly promoted Latics, with Paul Cook looking to build on momentum after winning League One last season.
Another player on the move according to the Daily Echo is AFC Bournemouth development striker Mikael Ndjoli, who could be set to join Scottish Premiership side Kilmarnock on loan.
The 19-year-old was in emphatic form last season scoring 30 goals as the Cherries finished third in the southern division of the Central League.
At this stage of his career, some competitive football is imperative to his development.
Interesting. He (Hyndman) played against Wigan in the Cup last year – those two miserable games – and must have impressed. Thought he did well in the first game at DC – lively, with some inventive passing.
Hyndman will note that Brooks is about to arrive, so he’s down the midfield pecking order, A spell at Wigan can only help his development: next season will be crucial for him. – Join the conversation, click here.