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Bournemouth manager Howe: I wouldn't sell Wilson for any price

Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe says he wouldn't sell Callum Wilson for "any price".

The 26-year-old is currently a target for Chelsea, who reportedly readied an offer of 50m.

But that will not be enough for secure a deal, according to a defiant Howe.

Asked if he would sell for the right price, Howe said: "It's just my opinion but I wouldn't sell at any price. But I'm the manager of the team, trying to create the best team I can.

"We desperately want to take the team forward and to do that, we have to keep our best players.

"He's a very important member of the team. He has unique attributes which really complement what we do.

"He has been a really good goalscorer for us, which is the hardest thing to do in the sport. We value him very highly.

"I've been told about the speculation – it's not something which I seek to read. It's a waste of time for me to do so.

"It's business as normal. Callum has been bright and bubbly this week so there are no problems there."

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