Date: 22nd November 2017 at 11:49pm
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Bournemouth are represented in the latest Premier League team of the week that has been selected by BBC pundit Garth Crooks.

Actually Garth is now down as a ‘Football Analyst’ these days, a posh term for a pundit then!

The performance by Callum Wilson in the four nil victory over Huddersfield Town at the weekend at Dean Court was enough to earn them a place in the side alongside the other, in the opinion of the former Spurs striker anyway, most impressive performers in the topflight over the latest weekend.

I think we’ll already know ourselves, and not just based on the latest performance, why Crooks, we’ll also not argue with it, selected Wilson as part of his team but explaining his choice he told the BBC.

‘It simply would not be right if you scored a Premier League hat-trick and not be selected for my team of the week. I am delighted for any player who scores three goals in any league but more so when that player has spent months out through injury. Only those who have been through the difficulty and the relentless torture of rehabilitation know how lonely and difficult it is when a player acquires a long-term injury. Only the euphoria on your return can replace that agony. Huddersfield should have been two goals up before Bournemouth had time to cough, but failed to convert two glorious chances. The Cherries, on the other hand, could have had two men sent off but only captain Simon Francis actually walked. The home side desperately needed these three points after a very uncertain start to the season, and that puts manager Eddie Howe in a much more comfortable position than when he was in the relegation zone only a few weeks ago.’

It’s always good to see the club represented in this way, and well played to Wilson for his recognition, but the most important thing about the weekend was of course the win.

Full Team:

Heurelho Gomes (Watford), Christian Kabasele (Watford), Shkodran Mustafi (Arsenal), Vincent Kompany (Manchester City), Kevin de Bruyne (Manchester City), Paul Pogba (Manchester United), Mesut Ozil (Arsenal), Mohamed Salah (Liverpool), Eden Hazard (Chelsea), Callum Wilson (Bournemouth), Alexis Sanchez (Arsenal).

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