Date:Friday January 18 2013
AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe was delighted to complete the signing of Ryan Fraser from Scottish Premier League side Aberdeen.
The Cherries and Aberdeen agreed an undisclosed fee for the 18 year old on Tuesday and Fraser and the Cherries have been discussing personal terms over the past few days.
The initial fee appears to be in the region of around £350,000 with the Daily Echo suggesting £300,000 and The BBC £400,000.
Scotland Under 19's international Fraser has made 18 appearances for the Aberdeen this season, winning the SPL Young Player of the Month award in September and October.
He has agreed a three and a half year deal which will be made official once international clearance has been received.
Howe told afcb.co.uk...
'He is a talented lad, He`s only 18 but he`s very, very highly regarded in the world of football, especially up north and Aberdeen were desperate not to lose him.
'He came to our attention a while back and he`s someone that we have tracked for a long period of time. We had a lot of competition for his signature but the fact we were able to sign him is a real positive for this football club.
'There will be a period of adjustment for a young lad to come all this way but we will look after him and do all the work we need to do with him to try and improve his game. If we can and the move goes as well as we hope it can, I think we have got a top player on our hands.'
AFCB Vital Travel Coaches
AFCB Vital are sponsoring the Travel Coaches this season.
The sponsorship guarantees that a supporter coach will travel to every league and cup game this season. For prices, departure times and how to book - click here.
It's easy to join AFCB Vital
Date:Friday January 18 2013
Howe: Door is open for Pitman (Friday August 1 2014)
MacDonald: 100% focused on playing for Bournemouth (Friday August 1 2014)
Rantie: Happy to be back (Thursday July 31 2014)
Pugh: Whole environment is geared up to improving (Thursday July 31 2014)
Cherries beat Sholing *updated* (Thursday July 31 2014)
Elphick: New pitches will be a massive plus (Wednesday July 30 2014)
Cherries beat Pompey (Wednesday July 30 2014)
Want to be AFCB's 12th man against Brentford? (Tuesday July 29 2014)
Howe: Pompey will be highlight of pre-season (Tuesday July 29 2014)
Ritchie: It's a great club with real ambition (Tuesday July 29 2014)
|Stephen Crainey Joins Fleetwood On One Year Deal
» Wigan : 01/08/2014 22:18:00
|LUFC Not looking good for Paddy Kenny
» Leeds Utd : 01/08/2014 20:43:00
|Winger agrees Boro deal
» Middlesbrough : 01/08/2014 19:39:00
|Benedicic to sign but Viviani looking elsewhere
» Leeds Utd : 01/08/2014 19:00:00
|LUFC Striker fit to face old club
» Leeds Utd : 01/08/2014 17:18:00