Earlier this week, here at Vital Liverpool we covered the breakdown of the proposed loan move, to Crystal Palace, of our young striker Dominic Solanke.
Our article, Click Here, as well as covering the collapse of the move, also asked whether Solanke would be offered to any club during the January transfer window.
We assumed that if that was the case then it would also be a loan deal.
It appears we couldn’t have been further from the truth.
Yesterday evening, the BBC, broke the news that Solanke had indeed left Anfield, but on a permanent deal.
The England U20 World Cup winner has joined our Premier League rivals, Bournemouth, in a permanent deal, with a fee of £19 million being mentioned.
Bournemouth have signed Solanke to replace the departing Jermain Defoe who is headed for Scottish football.
The move came as a bit of a surprise to us as we thought Solanke was one for the future, but with a plethora of striking talent on the Liverpool books, it seems that Jurgen Klopp was prepared to let the player leave.
Here at Vital Liverpool, we’d like to wish Dominic all the best down on the south coast.
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