Date: 17th June 2016 at 2:03pm
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AFC Bournemouth have announced the signing of Fulham “whizkid” Emerson Hyndman.

Hyndman is a 20 year old midfielder who was out of contract at Craven Cottage.

He has signed a four year contract at Dean Court, with afcb.co.uk stating that Compensation has been agreed between the two clubs.

The Daily Echo have reported that this undisclosed fee will be £750,000.

AFC Bournemouth chief executive Neill Blake told afcb.co.uk

“We’ve moved swiftly in the window to secure Emerson`s signature and we are delighted to have finalised the deal to bring such a promising young talent to AFC Bournemouth.

“Emerson is a highly rated young player and already boasts international experience, so will be a welcome addition to Eddie and Jason’s squad.

“We now look forward to seeing him in action at Vitality Stadium in of our second season in the top flight.”


According to The Sun ‘Borussia Dortmund, AC Milan and Celtic were monitoring him’.

Hyndman made his debut for Fulham in August 2014 and has since gone on to make 28 appearances for the club. He has also broken through into the full squad for the United States of America making two appearances.

Your Say…

cockbeard said…

That’s out of left field, I’d not heard of him, but supposedly been tracked by AC Milan and Borrussia Dortmund so must have something about him, fulham forums seem to have good words about him. Seems very much a young Surman, recycles the ball, doesn’t give it away, calm head on young shouldersJoin the conversation here.

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