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Solanke learning from King

27th February 2019, 09:49 by Daniel McCarthy

New Bournemouth forward Dominic Solanke says Josh King has been helping him to bed into the club on the training ground.

Solanke, 21, made the £19 million move from Liverpool in January despite only ever having scored one goal in English football.

The England Under-20 World Cup winner made his debut for the Cherries in their 2-0 loss at Cardiff earlier this month and started for the first time in Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Wolves.

He could figure again for Eddie Howe’s side when they travel to Arsenal on Wednesday evening as he attempts to score his first goal for the club.

And, Solanke admits the help of striking colleague King, who is the club’s top scorer so far this campaign, has aided him in getting used to life at the Vitality Stadium.

Solanke said: "It’s always difficult coming into a new team straight away and learning how the players around you play.

"Josh has been really helpful for me. He’s helped me with the way we play and the link-up play up front. It’s been good to play alongside him."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Daniel McCarthy is a reporter who is very knowledgeable about football at all levels, and a keen Leeds United fan. He also follows darts, snooker, motorsport, and rugby league.

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