Thursday, 3 July 2014

Callum Wilson's big decision - Canaries or Cherries?

It's win-win for Callum Wilson this week as he is set to join either Norwich City or AFCB with both teams having met Coventry's asking price and the player is set to have discussions with both interested clubs, according to the Bournemouth Echo. It seems that money talks in circumstances like these with other potential hunters for the 22-year-old, Brentford and Wolves dropping out of the chase.

The successful club will no doubt be very pleased with their purchase while the other one will have to look again at those available to add to their strike force. It does seem peculiar that Norwich, who have already nabbed AFCB's lead striker from last season should now be after the same target as the Cherries who see Wilson as the perfect replacement for Grabban. The Canaries are clearly intent on adding young strikers to their squad and if they pip the Cherries to Wilson's signature I imagine the matches against them next season will be a tasty affairs.

It does speak volumes that AFCB are capable to going head-to-head with a Premiership team only a few months ago for a player's signature. The asking price that is said to be £3m will easily be a record signing if AFCB land their man. This is new territory for the Cherries and the sums involved are something that us fans might just have to get used to as the club pushes for Premiership status. If you read Cherry Chimes May Newsletter you will know that I think the Callum is very similar in his play to Lewis Grabban and while it will be a big step up for him, he looks a player that relishes the spotlight and is always keen to get on the score sheet be it from a penalty of from open play.

We will know soon enough whether Callum has chosen to come south or not but the timing would be excellent if he signs for AFCB this week with the foreign training camp next week.

1 comment:

  1. Both Wilson and the Sheff Utd centre half are unproven, so I would say that Wolves are being wise and are certainly not short of money!