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Eddie Howe’s side in stunning £57million swoop for World Cup stars Jefferson Lerma and Diego Laxalt


Cherries need to add to their squad this summer season and have set their sights on a Colombia and Uruguay worldwide

Bournemouth are able to splash £57million on two World Cup stars.

Eddie Howe has made just one signing thus far this summer season – David Brooks from Sheffield United – and is now ramping up his recruitment drive.

The Cherries boss desires to signal Colombian central midfielder Jefferson Lerma and Uruguay left wing-back Diego Laxalt.

Jefferson Lerma was part of the Colombia side beaten by England on penalties at the 2018 World Cup

Jefferson Lerma was a part of the Colombia side crushed by England on penalties on the 2018 World Cup

According to The Sun, the Premier League side have been in talks for weeks with Levante a few deal for Lerma.

Bournemouth initially provided £18million to the Spanish side however have elevated their bid considerably, with potential add-ons now taking the entire quantity to £32million.

And that supply has been sufficient to tempt Levante into promoting the 23-year-old.

Howe can be hopeful of tying up a deal for Genoa star Laxalt, regardless of curiosity from Everton.

Diego Laxalt in action for Uruguay at the World Cup

Diego Laxalt in motion for Uruguay on the World Cup

Laxalt is comfy on the left side of defence or midfield and impressed for Uruguay on the World Cup.

Bournemouth are able to pay Genoa £25million to safe the 25-year-old’s signature.

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