Exclusive: Bournemouth in advanced talks to sign Huddersfield midfielder
EXCLUSIVE By Pete O’Rourke
Bournemouth are in advanced talks to sign Huddersfield Town midfielder Philip Billing, Football Insider understands.
The 23-year-old is keen to leave the Terriers following their relegation last season and Bournemouth are ready to offer him a chance to stay in the Premier League.
A Cherries source has told Football Insider that Eddie Howe is a big admirer of Billing and has sanctioned a move for him as he looks to get a deal done before the window shuts.
There is a growing likelihood the Danish midfielder will now head to the south coast as he looks to end his six-year association with Huddersfield.
The Championship outfit are already planning for Billing’s exit and he has not been handed a squad number for the upcoming season.
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Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe is keen to bolster his midfield options ahead of the start of the new season and believes the former Denmark Under-21 international would be a good fit.
Billing made 43 Premier League appearances for Huddersfield during the last two seasons and has played 91 first-team matches in total for the club.
He has entered the final year of his contract with the second-tier outfit.