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AFC Bournemouth: More to come from me says Kermorgant

Bournemouth Echo: NEW SIGNING: Yann Kermorgant from Charlton NEW SIGNING: Yann Kermorgant from Charlton

CHERRIES’ new signing Yann Kermorgant is looking forward to a full week of training after admitting the circumstances surrounding his deadline day transfer had taken their toll.

Kermorgant, who finalised his £400,000 move from Charlton on Friday, made his debut when he came off the bench for the second half of Cherries’ 1-0 defeat by Leicester on Saturday.

Although the former Leicester striker showed some nice touches and grew into the game, he was deprived of any clear-cut goalscoring chances by an efficient Foxes defence.

Kermorgant, who had lined up in Charlton’s 3-0 defeat at Doncaster on Tuesday, told the Daily Echo: “It was a tough game. Both teams have been playing very well and Leicester are top of the league for a reason.

“Unfortunately, the pitch was not the best and it would have been an even better game on a good surface. We were disappointed to concede near the end.

“It was difficult for me and normally I am much fitter. I haven’t slept a lot and had to travel between London and Bournemouth two or three times during the week.

“I knew I wouldn’t be at my best physically but I am looking forward to a rest and a good week with my new team-mates. I am looking forward to the next game and will be much better.”

Frenchman Kermorgant penned a two-and-a-half year deal with Cherries and was their fifth addition during the window with Lee Camp, Adam Smith, Josh O’Hanlon and Ben Whitfield also signing.

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9:32am Mon 3 Feb 14

Afcbpete says...

Why is Jonathan Muleba left off the list??
Why is Jonathan Muleba left off the list?? Afcbpete
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12:56pm Mon 3 Feb 14

Blackandred says...

Kermorgant looked good when he came on and shows real promise within the system that we play.
Kermorgant looked good when he came on and shows real promise within the system that we play. Blackandred
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