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Aarons delighted with first months at Bournemouth

Bournemouth fullback Max Aarons is hoping a string of consistent performances at club level can bring him into England contention.

The former Norwich City star, who signed in the summer for the Cherries, has played 10 of their 11 Premier League games this season.

The 23-year-old, who was seen as a huge prospect a few years ago, wants to push up from the England Under-21 level to the senior side.

“My main goal is to play for England and to get to that level," Aarons said, in an interview with BBC's Football Focus.

“That's the long-term goal, but short term it is to keep improving as a Bournemouth player.

“I think if you do that in the short term, that can lead to that success in the long term."

On his start at Bournemouth, Aarons said: “I'm loving it. When I travelled down here, I flew down with my agent and my family and initially when I was landing, just looking out, I was just like wow, the place looks unbelievable.

“The beach is the best I've seen, especially in the UK. It's amazing.

“In the summer it's delightful, waking up every day and seeing that.

“I've seen the progression of the club.

“The whole project and the players that the club had signed already before me, it was something I really wanted to be a part of.

“It's high intensity, high energy, a lot of pressing. You have to be aggressive, want to win the ball back and want to get on the ball in possession.

“It's a great style of play because I feel like it suits me down to a tee as well, which is another reason why I wanted to come here."

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