AFC Bournemouth are fighting relegation on one hand, while on the other side, they are fighting contract issues.
This time Ryan Fraser has rejected the short-term deal extension and will be free to leave the club during the summer transfer window.
The in-demand winger will leave the club on a Bosman transfer who has gained the interest from clubs including Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur.
Arsenal were interested to sign the player under Unai Emery in the previous transfer window but a move couldn’t materialise. Later, Arsenal also cooled their interest on the player.
In 28 games for the club in Premier League, Ryan Fraser has one goal and four assists to his name. The 26-year-old also has managed one cross per game on an average along with 1.6 passes per game. However, with the club dealing with the relegation battle, Ryan Fraser is looking for pastures new.
The club issued a statement, which read:
“Winger Ryan Fraser has declined to sign a short-term contract extension”.
However, amidst this challenging season, AFC Bournemouth came to this conclusion. While Simon Francis Andrew Surman, Artur Boruc and Charlie Daniels have meanwhle agreed to extend their stay at the south-coast club.
Bournemouth sit in 18th place in the Premier League table and will be looking to move up the ranks. They are two points above Aston Villa and below West Ham and Watford who have a better goal difference compared to Eddie Howe’s side.
The club will face Crystal Palace on Sunday at their home of The Vitality Stadium in the first match after the season suspension.