X

Saturday 23
February

Bournemouth

Howe delighted with returning King

27th November 2018, 12:17 by Nick Harris

Having Norway international Josh King back in the squad adds another dimension to the side, according to Eddie Howe.

An ankle injury problem has kept the striker out of the last three matches but he returned against Arsenal and found the back of the net in the 2-1 home defeat.

Cherries boss Howe is delighted to have him back fit and strong to be able to add to his side and he says the frontman's availability is huge for the club.

Howe told the Daily Echo: “He is a huge player for us.

"Physically, I thought he did really well considering he had been out of action for a while.

"He added a different dimension to our frontline, worked very well with Callum (Wilson) and I was very impressed with him."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Nick Harris is a long-standing journalist who specialises in football and rugby league. An avid golfer, Nick also follows the major boxing fights closely.

More Bournemouth

Bournemouth

Cherries pair out of Wolves test

22nd February 2019, 10:11

Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe has ruled out David Brooks and Callum Wilson for the clash with Wolves in the Premier League on Saturday.

Bournemouth

Cook out to finish on a high

22nd February 2019, 09:40

Bournemouth centre-back Steve Cook has urged his side to kick on in the final 12 Premier League games after a testing few months.

Bournemouth

Villa boss hints at bid for Cherries defender

21st February 2019, 17:59

Aston Villa manager Dean Smith has indicated he could attempt to sign Tyrone Mings permanently at the end of the season.

Bournemouth

Francis making plans for the future

21st February 2019, 10:11

Simon Francis is hoping to remain in football in some capacity when his playing career at Bournemouth comes to an end.

Bournemouth

Mings enjoying return to form

20th February 2019, 19:15

Bournemouth defender Tyrone Mings is pleased with the form he has shown since joining Aston Villa on loan.

Bournemouth

Lerma curbs tackling to avoid two-game ban

20th February 2019, 10:50

Cherries midfielder Jefferson Lerma appears to have cut down on tackles in order to avoid a two-match ban.

Recent Sport Headlines

Liverpool

Klopp backs Solskjaer for United role

23rd February 2019, 09:01

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp believes Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be the permanent successor to Jose Mourinho at Manchester United.

Manchester United

Ferguson offered United chance

23rd February 2019, 08:59

Sir Alex Ferguson could deliver Manchester United's team talk ahead of the Liverpool clash, according to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

Arsenal

Two more matches for banned striker

23rd February 2019, 08:57

After getting an extra two match ban from UEFA, Alexandre Lacazette will miss Arsenal's Europa League last-16 fixtures with Rennes.

Manchester City

City refute allegations

23rd February 2019, 08:56

Manchester City have again said there is an "organised and clear" attempt to damage the club's reputation.

Tottenham Hotspur

Pochettino knows Burnley clash vital

23rd February 2019, 08:54

Mauricio Pochettino has billed Saturday's clash with Burnley as a "final" in a vital week in terms of the Premier League title race.

Chelsea

Chelsea launch appeal

23rd February 2019, 08:52

Chelsea have launched an appeal against the two-window transfer registration ban and have refuted the findings from FIFA.

Golf

Calm DJ puts his foot down in Mexico

23rd February 2019, 08:44

Dustin Johnson says playing calm golf is the reason he is leading the WGC-Mexico Championship at the halfway stage.

Match Reports

Cardiff City 1-5 Watford

22nd February 2019, 21:53

Gerard Deulofeu grabbed a hat-trick as in-form Watford thrashed Premier League strugglers Cardiff 5-1 at the Cardiff City Stadium.