The long-lasting rumors linking up-and-coming American midfielder Emerson Hyndman to the Premier League have finally been confirmed.
AFC Bournemouth announced the signing of Hyndman on Friday after several outlets began reporting the move. The 20-year-old midfielder signed a four-year contract to join the Premier League side side after spending five years at Fulham.
“We’ve moved swiftly in the window to secure Emerson’s signature and we are delighted to have finalized the deal to bring such a promising young talent to AFC Bournemouth,” AFC Bournemouth chief executive Neill Blake stated. “Emerson is a highly rated young player and already boasts international experience, so will be a welcome addition to Eddie and Jason’s squad. We now look forward to seeing him in action at Vitality Stadium in of our second season in the top flight.”
Hyndman maded 15 appearances for Fulham this season, with most of them coming before the January transfer window, when rumors first swarmed about the American not agreeing to a contract extension.
The midfielder was recently called in to USMNT camp for the Copa America Centenario warm-up matches, and came off the bench in the 3-1 win in Puerto Rico.
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