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Bournemouth close in on Max Gradel signing?

Bournemouth are moving closer to signing Saint-Etienne winger Max Gradel, according to a report.

Bournemouth are reportedly edging closer to a deal for Saint-Etienne winger Max Gradel.

According to, the Premier League newcomers are in talks with Saint-Etienne and are confident of signing the 27-year-old, who played for them in the 2007-08 season on loan from Leicester City.

Gradel, who joined them from Leeds United in 2011, has admitted that he is open to leaving the French side.

Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe is said to have identified him to play on the right wing, with Chelsea loanee Christian Atsu on the opposite flank.

Gradel scored 17 goals in 31 Ligue 1 games last season.


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Saint-Etienne's Ivorian forward Max-Alain Gradel shoots to score between Evian's Congolese defender Cedric Mongongu and Evian's Comorian defender Kassim Abdallah during the French L1 football match between Evian Thonon Gaillard (ETG) and Saint-Etienne (AS
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