Cherries boss delighted with Mepham capture
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe says Chris Mepham will be a "great addition to the squad" after he completed his move from Brentford.
The Cherries signed the defender on Tuesday on a long-term contract for an undisclosed fee, widely reported to be £12million.
"Chris is a talented, young defender who has been on our radar for some time, so I am delighted he is finally our player," Howe told the club's official website.
"He has shown a huge amount of potential in his time at Brentford and while playing for Wales, and we believe this is the perfect environment to continue his development.
"Chris is a good defender and comfortable on the ball, and we believe he will be a great addition to the squad here."
Mepham, 21, managed 48 appearances for Brentford after making his debut in January 2017 and has been capped four times by Wales.
The centre-half becomes Bournemouth's third capture of the January window following the arrivals of Nathaniel Clyne and Dominic Solanke.
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