Date: 19th January 2017 at 9:16am
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AFC Bournemouth midfielder Lewis Cook believes he is now ready to make his mark for the Cherries.

Cook joined AFC Bournemouth at the age of 19 having already made 85 appearances for Leeds United and breaking through to the England Under 19’s set up.

As one of the Football League’s most promising youngsters, he joined AFC Bournemouth for an undisclosed fee, reported to include a £6million initial fee rising to a possible £10million after add-ons.

He made his debut on the opening weekend of the Premier League season, as he was named in the starting XI against Manchester United.

However injury niggles have disrupted his campaign and he hasn’t featured for the first team since he damaged his ankle whilst on international duty with England’s under 20’s side in October 2016.

Lewis Cook told the Daily Echo

“Being out was tough. I`ve never been injured for that length of time before but I`ve had great support from the club, the physios and the players.

‘It was hard but it gave me time to work on other things physically and I think I`ve come back a stronger player.

“I focused on working hard to come back even better and I’m ready to try to make my mark.”


Your Say…

billythekid wrote…

I see Lewis Cook scored in our 6-0 against Gosport in the Hampshire Senior Cup.

But our other first team squad players are getting little game time to get match fit.

Is there a league where our ‘reserves’ can get regular game time and be match fit and ready if needed in the first team?
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