AFC Bournemouth are now willing to accept a lower transfer fee to let Josh King leave the club, which could be a boost to both Everton and West Ham United.
The forward has had speculation surround him ever since the Cherries were relegated from the Premier League last season but whilst the likes of Callum Wilson and Ryan Fraser moved on, King ended up staying put after the deadline had passed in October.
Wind forward to February, and we once again have King in the midst of transfer talk with Alex Crook revealing the Cherries have lowered their asking price – potentially encouraging Everton and West Ham United.
This comes via talkSPORT’s Alex Crook:
Told a King-Long swap deal is one that does interest #AFCB but get the impression there is a lot of negotiating to be done. Interestingly they are now willing to accept a much lower fee for King which would bring #WHUFC and #EFC back into the equation #deadlimeday
— Alex Crook ⚽️🎙 (@alex_crook) February 1, 2021
This potential transfer situation could be one to monitor for the duration of the day as we once again wonder whether Josh King is going to seal his return to the Premier League.
It has been clear for a while that teams are interested in getting him but whether this new position from Bournemouth sparks a late flurry of activity remains to be seen.
Even so, it is clear that there’s a chance King could leave Bournemouth today and fans will naturally be checking their club’s website regularly for any updates.