AFC Bournemouth attacker Junior Stanislas made his return from injury earlier this month.
Stanislas ended last season by going under the knife to cure a persistent hernia problem, but then struggled with groin and hip pain.
He missed pre-season, but made his long awaited return in the EFL Cup against Brighton & Hove Albion.
He then made his first Premier League appearance of the 2017/18 campaign against Everton four days later.
The Dean Court faithful will be hoping for a long and extended injury free run for Stanislas who has proved to be one of the squads most influential players in front of goal since promotion to the Premier League.
Stanislas featured in 21 Premier League games (18 starts), scoring 7 goals and making 5 assists last season.
Only Adam Smith and Ryan Fraser could match Stanislas’ assists statistics last season, however both players featured more during the season.
Smith played over double the amount of minutes as Stanislas (3099 in comparison to 1476) and Fraser played 293 minutes more.
Stanislas told afcb.co.uk…
“I feel good, I want to play as many games as I can, I`ve obviously been frustrated last season and at the beginning of this season and it seemed to be a little bit get-go.
“Then something would happen and it would keep me out for a while but hopefully that`s behind me now and I can manage what I have and go forward.
“I`ve come through 90 minutes so I`ll get some good recovery in the next couple of days ahead of Saturday`s game.”
Team for Saturday vs Leicester
For me it will be :
Smith, Franno, Ake, Daniels
Ibe, L.Cook, Surman, Junior,
Subs: Boruc, S.Cook, wee man, Afobe, B.Smith,Pugh, Gosling.
Score, well we HAVE to Win ! So I’m going for a 2-1 just ! Defoe to score and Ibe. – Join the conversation here.
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