AFC Bournemouth look set to cash in on striker Benik Afobe, with reports that a £10million transfer to Wolverhampton Wanderers has been agreed for the summer.
The 25-year-old, first became a prolific goalscorer during his spell at stadium:MK in 2014 where he made 30 appearances, scoring 19 times.
That form led to a permanent switch to Wolverhampton Wanderers in January 2015 for a fee of around £2million.
He ended the season making 21 appearances in the Championship, scoring 13, pushing his season tally to 32.
During the summer of 2015, he broke into the England Under 21’s side for the first time and was the subject of a reported £10million bid from Norwich City.
Those advances were rejected and he went on to make an additional 27 appearances, scoring 10 goals until Wolves agreed a deal in the region of £9million with AFC Bournemouth in January 2016.
During his time on the south coast, he has scored six times.
This season he made five Premier League starts and would eventually be sent out on loan back to Wolves.
Since his move, described previously as a return home, he has made 14 appearances, scoring five times, with Wolves winning promotion to the Premier League.
The Telegraph has reported with promotion to the top flight of English football confirmed, Wolves are now set to make that loan move permanent.
The report claimed…
“Afobe is poised to complete his return to Molineux this summer for a fee of about £10m, following an impressive spell on loan.”
“Obviously I’m contracted to Bournemouth, I’ve had a great time there and I’m only on loan.
“I’ve got to show respect to Bournemouth so we’ll have to look and see what happens in the summer.
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