Cherries made failed bid before window shut
The Cherries may have stolen the headlines on transfer deadline day with their 3-0 thrashing of Premier League champions Chelsea, but they failed to make any headlines during the transfer window.
According to Sky Sports, AFC Bournemouth had a bid rejected for Brentford defender Chris Mepham on transfer deadline day.
This appears to have been the only reported movement the Cherries attempted to make prior to the transfer window closing until the summer.
The Cherries had previously been linked with the 20 year old Welsh Under 21's international, but according to the report Brentford rejected a £5.5million offer adding...
The bid included a number of potential add-ons but the Bees have told the Cherries Mepham is not for sale in this window.
Meanwhile, AFC Bournemouth goalkeeper Ryan Allsop has joined Lincoln City on loan until the end of the season.
🗣 Allsop: 'It was a no brainer to come here really. I'm very much looking forward to getting started. It's all about playing games, getting good experiences. It's a great opportunity for me.'— Lincoln City FC (@LincolnCity_FC) February 1, 2018
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We're the only PL club to not have spent a penny... Hope it doesn't come back and bite us on the arse come may... - Join the conversation here.
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