The Premier League sharks are starting to circle around Bournemouth and Ryan Fraser — and it is not difficult to understand why.
Following a season where only Chelsea’s Eden Hazard has created more goals, it is only natural that teams higher up the table are looking at the 25-year-old ahead of the summer transfer window.
And Chelsea themselves, according to the Daily Mail, are said to be one of the teams interested in Fraser’s services.
As well as Maurizio Sarri’s side, Newcastle United are also believed to be keen on the Scotland international, though it is hard to imagine why he would ditch the Vitality Stadium for St. James’ Park.
There is no denying Newcastle’s status as a big club. And under a coach like Rafael Benitez, under the right circumstances, the Tyneside club could easily be challenging for Europe.
But those circumstances are not there, leaving Newcastle at around the same level as Bournemouth, making a move there a career side step for Fraser.
At Newcastle, Fraser is likely to get more minutes than what he would get at an outfit like Chelsea or Arsenal.
But if simply playing is enough, then the former Aberdeen man might as well put pen to paper on a new deal and stay at Bournemouth.
No, instead, if Fraser really is looking to leave the Cherries, then he should be aiming to test himself at a higher level.
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