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Bournemouth midfielder to miss out

27th February 2019, 15:48 by Bobbie Jackson

Bournemouth will not be able to call on midfielder Jefferson Lerma for the trip to Arsenal as he begins a two-game suspension.

The 24-year-old has been a key figure for the Cherries since joining for a club-record fee from Levante last summer.

But he will be forced to watch on from the sidelines at the Emirates on Wednesday as he begins a two-game ban for accumulating 10 bookings.

Eddie Howe is desperate for his side to get back on track but he has a number of injury issues to contend with.

Steve Cook, Callum Wilson, David Brooks and Junior Stanislas are unavailable, while Lewis Cook and Simon Francis are long-term absentees.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Bobbie Jackson is a reporter with an in-depth knowledge of football at all levels. A Blackpool supporter, Bobbie is also a keen rugby union, boxing, MMA and UFC follower.

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