Bournemouth fans in the Football Transfer Tavern are still fuming about Monday night’s 1-0 defeat at Anfield.
The Cherries suffered their second 1-0 defeat of the season after some controversial decisions led to Tommy Elphick having a goal disallowed, whilst Christian Benteke’s first goal for the Reds should have been ruled out for offside.
Eddie Howe’s side are yet to get off the mark in the Premier League, and punters in the Tavern reckon an experienced, proven Premier League goalscorer is what they are after.
And according to the Mirror, the Premier League new boys have identified just the man – Sunderland’s want-away striker Jermain Defoe.
Defoe has struggled to settle in the north East since his move from the MLS in January, and is reportedly looking to relocate back down south.
The 32-year-old is considered a cult hero at Bournemouth already, having scored 18 goals in just 29 league games between October 2000 and May 2001 – and equaling a post-war Football League record by scoring in 10 consecutive games in the process.