Benik Afobe

Born: February 12, 1993 (age 25)

Height: 6'0" (183cm)

Hometown: Waltham Forest, London
Nationality: England flag English

Position: Striker
Benik Afobe celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Bournemouth on February 2, 2016
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Career History
Youth2001-2010Arsenal
Senior2010-2015Arsenal
→ 2010-2011Huddersfield Town (loan)
→ 2012Reading (loan)
→ 2012-2013Bolton Wanderers (loan)
→ 2013Millwall (loan)
→ 2014Sheffield Wednesday (loan)
→ 2014-2015MK Dons (loan)
2015-2016Wolverhampton Wanderers
2016-Bournemouth
→ 2018-Wolverhampton Wanderers (loan)
Sports Mole has 445 articles about Benik Afobe. Articles 1 to 40:
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Colorado Rapids keen on Wolverhampton Wanderers striker Joe Mason?
Colorado Rapids reportedly line up a bid for Wolverhampton Wanderers striker Joe Mason.
Feb 18, 16:35
Benik Afobe and Alfie Mawson in action during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Swansea City on March 18, 2017
Benik Afobe: 'Failing to return to Wolves would have left me heartbroken'
Benik Afobe says that he would have been left 'heartbroken' had he not managed to secure a loan move back to Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Feb 7, 12:57
Ruben Neves has a shot during the Championship game between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Sunderland on December 9, 2017
Result: Wolverhampton Wanderers beat Sheffield United to restore 11-point lead
Wolverhampton Wanderers restore their 11-point gap at the top of the Premier League table courtesy of a 3-0 win over playoff-chasing Sheffield United at Molineux.
Feb 3, 19:22
Benik Afobe celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Swansea City on March 18, 2017
Nuno Espirito Santo: 'Benik Afobe has to adapt to Wolverhampton Wanderers'
Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Nuno Espirito Santo says that Benik Afobe has to adapt if the striker is to fit into the Wolves squad this season.
Feb 3, 11:06
Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Nuno Espirito Santo at the EFL cup against Manchester City on October 24, 2017
Wolverhampton Wanderers 'pulled out of Felix Beijmo deal'
Wolverhampton Wanderers pulled out of a deal for Djurgardens defender Felix Beijmo in the latter stages of the January transfer window, according to a report.
Feb 2, 22:34
Benik Afobe and Alfie Mawson in action during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Swansea City on March 18, 2017
Benik Afobe: 'I have unfinished business at Wolverhampton Wanderers'
January signing Benik Afobe says that he has "unfinished business" at Wolverhampton Wanderers after rejoining the club on loan from Bournemouth.
Feb 2, 13:28
A triumphant Eddie Howe after the Premier League game between Stoke City and Bournemouth on October 21, 2017
Eddie Howe: 'I have total belief in my Bournemouth squad'
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe is happy to see out the remainder of the season with his current crop of players, having decided against delving into the transfer market.
Feb 2, 09:56
Benik Afobe and Alfie Mawson in action during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Swansea City on March 18, 2017
Benik Afobe: 'Wolverhampton Wanderers feels like home'
Bournemouth forward Benik Afobe says that he was always hoping to secure a loan move back to former club Wolverhampton Wanderers during the January transfer window.
Feb 1, 13:46
Benik Afobe celebrates after the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Liverpool on December 4, 2016
Wolverhampton Wanderers re-sign Benik Afobe on loan
Wolverhampton Wanderers complete the loan capture of Benik Afobe from Bournemouth.
Feb 1, 00:47
Benik Afobe celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Swansea City on March 18, 2017
Wolverhampton Wanderers 'make Benik Afobe loan bid'
Wolverhampton Wanderers reportedly contact Bournemouth over the possibility of re-signing Benik Afobe on a half-season loan.
Jan 31, 07:10
Benik Afobe celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Swansea City on March 18, 2017
Bournemouth striker Benik Afobe wanted by West Bromwich Albion?
West Bromwich Albion will reportedly consider making a bid for Bournemouth striker Benik Afobe should Jonny Evans leave the club and free up funds.
Jan 23, 13:19
Benik Afobe and Alfie Mawson in action during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Swansea City on March 18, 2017
Bournemouth 'ready to sell Benik Afobe'
Bournemouth are reportedly open to selling forward Benik Afobe during the January transfer window.
Jan 20, 10:32
Eddie Howe watches on during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Bournemouth on April 15, 2017
Result: Wigan Athletic stun Bournemouth in FA Cup third round
League One leaders Wigan Athletic produce one of the biggest upsets of the FA Cup third round by cruising to a 3-0 win over Premier League club Bournemouth.
Jan 17, 21:40
Alexis Sanchez celebrates scoring his side's third during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Arsenal on December 28, 2017
Team News: Alexis Sanchez left out of Arsenal squad for Bournemouth clash
Alexis Sanchez is not included in Arsenal's squad for this afternoon's meeting with Bournemouth, amid ongoing links with a move away from the club.
Jan 14, 12:33
Benik Afobe celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Swansea City on March 18, 2017
Report: Bournemouth want to keep Benik Afobe
Bournemouth are not interested in selling Benik Afobe during the January transfer window, according to a report.
Jan 5, 15:41
Ryan Fraser celebrates getting the opener during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Everton on December 30, 2017
Result: Ryan Fraser nets double as Bournemouth edge past Everton
Bournemouth record their first win in nine matches as Ryan Fraser nets a double in a 2-1 victory over Everton in the Premier League.
Dec 30, 16:55
Mesut Ozil celebrates scoring with Alexis Sanchez during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Huddersfield Town on November 29, 2017
Premier League: Transfer ins and outs - January 2018
Keep track of all of the confirmed transfers in the Premier League with Sports Mole's comprehensive guide.
Dec 28, 15:01
The mighty Nuno Espirito Santo watches on during the EFL Cup game between Southampton and Wolverhampton Wanderers on August 23, 2017
Championship: Transfer ins and outs - January 2018
Keep track of all of the confirmed transfers in the Championship with Sports Mole's comprehensive guide.
Dec 28, 15:00
Jermain Defoe has a breather during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Bournemouth on October 14, 2017
Eddie Howe not seeking replacement for Jermain Defoe
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe admits that bringing in new players in January "is always tough", as he appears to rule out signing a replacement striker for Jermain Defoe.
Dec 27, 16:33
Dan Gosling equalises during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and West Ham United on December 26, 2017
Result: Bournemouth snatch controversial point in six-goal thriller
Bournemouth and West Ham United play out a thrilling 3-3 draw at the Vitality Stadium, with three of the goals coming inside the final 10 minutes of the match.
Dec 26, 17:05
Benik Afobe and Alfie Mawson in action during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Swansea City on March 18, 2017
Bournemouth value Benik Afobe at £15m?
Bournemouth reportedly put a price-tag of £15m on Benik Afobe, who is allegedly attracting attention from clubs ahead of the January window.
Dec 14, 14:22
Jose Mourinho applauds during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Newcastle United on November 18, 2017
Preview: Manchester United vs. Bournemouth - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of the Premier League clash between Manchester United and Bournemouth.
Dec 12, 15:15
Eddie Howe watches on during the Premier League game between Leicester City and Bournemouth on May 21, 2017
Team News: Joshua King starts for Bournemouth against Huddersfield Town
Joshua King is passed fit to start for Bournemouth as they host Huddersfield Town this afternoon.
Nov 18, 14:08
Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson celebrates after scoring his side's fifth goal in their 6-1 victory over Hull City at the Vitality Stadium on October 15, 2016
Team News: Callum Wilson returns for Bournemouth
Callum Wilson makes his first Premier League start since January as Bournemouth take on Newcastle United at St James' Park.
Nov 4, 14:02
Eddie Howe watches his side go down again during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Bournemouth on October 14, 2017
Eddie Howe 'worried' about Bournemouth form
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe admits that he is worried about his side's form following their 1-0 home defeat at the hands of champions Chelsea.
Oct 28, 20:00
Eden Hazard scores during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Chelsea on October 28, 2017
Result: Eden Hazard fires Chelsea past Bournemouth
Eden Hazard scores the only goal of the game as Chelsea climb back into the top four courtesy of a 1-0 win over Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium.
Oct 28, 19:22
Gary Cahill in action during the Champions League game between Chelsea and Qarabag on September 12, 2017
Team News: Gary Cahill on Chelsea bench
Chelsea skipper Gary Cahill starts on the bench for the trip to Bournemouth.
Oct 28, 16:32
Antonio Conte watches on intently during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Chelsea on October 14, 2017
Preview: Bournemouth vs. Chelsea
Sports Mole previews the Premier League encounter at the Vitality Stadium between Bournemouth and Chelsea.
Oct 26, 17:43
Leeds United manager Garry Monk on November 29, 2016
Middlesbrough boss Garry Monk: 'Scoreline flattered Bournemouth'
Garry Monk insists that "it is hard to fault" the attitude of his players on the back of the 3-1 loss at Bournemouth, extending Middlesbrough's winless run to six games.
Oct 25, 09:59
Junior Stanislas celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Bournemouth on October 21, 2017
Result: Bournemouth pick up much-needed win at Stoke City
Bournemouth move to within one point of safety courtesy of a 2-1 win over out-of-form Stoke City at the bet365 Stadium.
Oct 21, 17:11
Joe Allen in action for Stoke City on August 20, 2016
Team News: Joe Allen returns for Stoke City against Bournemouth
Joe Allen returns to the Stoke City lineup for this afternoon's visit of Bournemouth.
Oct 21, 14:06
Benik Afobe celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Swansea City on March 18, 2017
Eddie Howe: 'Benik Afobe huge part of plans'
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe denies reports that Benik Afobe could leave the Vitality Stadium during the January transfer window.
Oct 19, 12:28
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Report: Premier League trio battling for Gary Hooper
Crystal Palace, West Bromwich Albion and Brighton & Hove Albion are all said to be interested in Sheffield Wednesday striker Gary Hooper.
Oct 10, 15:11
Benik Afobe celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Swansea City on March 18, 2017
Bournemouth 'willing to sell Benik Afobe to West Bromwich Albion'
Benik Afobe will reportedly be allowed to leave Bournemouth in January if his £12m valuation is met, with West Bromwich Albion and Wolverhampton Wanderers interested.
Oct 8, 14:39
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Arsenal on August 27, 2017
Preview: Arsenal vs. Bournemouth
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League clash between under-fire Arsenal and pointless Bournemouth at the Emirates Stadium.
Sep 7, 16:56
Jurgen Locadia in action for PSV Eindhoven in December 2015
PSV Eindhoven 'pull plug on Wolverhampton Wanderers deal for Jurgen Locadia'
Wolverhampton Wanderers are left "scrambling" for a new striker after PSV Eindhoven reportedly pull the plug on their move for striker Jurgen Locadia.
Aug 31, 21:00
Bournemouth striker Benik Afobe in action during his side's Premier League clash with Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on December 31, 2016
Wolverhampton Wanderers rejected with £15m bid for Benik Afobe?
Wolverhampton Wanderers are reportedly knocked back with a £15m bid for Bournemouth striker Benik Afobe.
Aug 31, 19:23
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Wolverhampton Wanderers 'accept Hull City bid for Nouha Dicko'
Wolverhampton Wanderers reportedly accept a £3.5m bid from Hull City for striker Nouha Dicko.
Aug 29, 07:57
Charlie Daniels celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Manchester City on August 26, 2017
Live Commentary: Bournemouth 1-2 Manchester City - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Manchester City's 2-1 victory over Bournemouth in the Premier League.
Aug 26, 12:00
Sergio Aguero in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Everton on August 21, 2017
Team News: Manchester City drop Sergio Aguero, Bournemouth start Jermain Defoe
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola decides to drop Sergio Aguero, but Bournemouth striker Jermain Defoe starts the Premier League match between the two clubs.
Aug 26, 11:34

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