CONFIRMED David Brooks signs new long-term contract with Bournemouth


David Brooks has put pen to paper on a new long-term contract with Bournemouth, the Premier League club have confirmed.

Brooks, the Wales midfielder, has impressed throughout his debut season with the Cherries having only joined from Sheffield United last summer for a reported £11.5million.

The youngster has scored six goals in 26 appearances for the south coast club, and he’s admired by the likes of Manchester United and Tottenham .

However, he has committed his future to Eddie Howe’s side by signing fresh terms.

“When talks started about a new deal it was something I wanted and it didn’t take long to sort out,” Brooks said.

“When I arrived at the club, not many people would have anticipated the start I have made – myself included.

Tottenham’s new stadium to hold first non-footballing event next month REVEALED Alternative Premier League table after 29 games, based on expected goals MUST LISTEN Brilliant Vinnie Jones story on his ‘Jack Grealish-style’ goal against Arsenal Planning Leeds eye transfer for Liverpool youngster if they win promotion watch Klopp confronts ball boy who sarcastically clapped Liverpool manager after derby draw REVEALED Super Computer predicts where every Premier League club will finish this season red worry Liverpool have ‘fear of winning league’ under Klopp as they did under Rodgers Top Rak Mourinho praises the many talents of ‘underrated’ Man United target Jose Mourinho on key difference between Salah’s Chelsea and Liverpool spells Still a chance ‘I wouldn’t panic yet if you’re a Liverpool fan,’ Parlour explains all to play for ‘Man City on top might play into Liverpool’s hands as the pressure is off’ FREYA’S FAULT? Jurgen Klopp blames weather for Liverpool’s failure to beat Everton

READ ALSO:  Chelsea Unveil 3rd Strip By Nike With Nikeconnect Technology

“I’m happy with the amount of games I’ve played and the performances I’ve put in for the team.

“I’ve loved every minute of my time here so far and I’m really happy to extend my contract.”

Howe added: “David has impressed everyone from the minute he stepped through the door, with his mature, creative performances on the pitch backed up by a good attitude and professional lifestyle off it.

READ ALSO:  Former Chelsea and Arsenal goalkeeper announces retirement from football

“This contract means he can concentrate on developing his game with us, and it’s been an excellent start to David’s AFC Bournemouth career.”

Brooks began his career in Manchester City’s academy and spent 10 years with the reigning Premier League champions before switching to Sheffield United in 2014.

David Brooks has gone from scrawny Manchester City kid to Premier League star wanted by Tottenham and Man United

He made 33 appearances for Chris Wilder’s side after debuting in August 2016, earning a well-deserved move to Bournemouth last July.

Born in Warrington, Brooks represented England at Under-20 level and was named the best player at the 2017 Toulon Tournament. However, he later switched his international allegiance to Wales – his mother is from Llangollen – and was handed his senior debut later that year.

The 21-year-old has since won eight further caps for Ryan Giggs’ side, though he remains without a goal to his name.



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here