Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe has told Sky Sports that he was 'disappointed' with West Ham's conduct having made a bid for Callum Wilson and Matt Ritchie.
The Cherries belatedly ended their season on Tuesday night, as their rescheduled away game at Manchester United ended in a 3-1 defeat for Howe's men.
Regardless of the loss at Old Trafford, it's been a superb season for Bournemouth, as they've achieved Premier League survival when few gave them a chance at the start of the season.
After impressing this term, some of their players are bound to attract interest - and they've already received one huge bid ahead of the summer transfer window.
Sky Sports reported on Monday evening that West Ham submitted a £25m bid for Cherries stars Matt Ritchie and Callum Wilson, who were not only key to Bournemouth's promotion-winning campaign last season, but have flashed their ability in the Premier League too.
Winger Ritchie hit four goals and six assists this season, whilst pacey striker Wilson smashed a hat-trick against West Ham back in August before losing most of the season due to a knee injury.
West Ham were clearly keen to bring the duo East London, but Bournemouth snubbed that £25m bid - and Howe tackled the situation after his side lost against Manchester United.
Howe told Sky Sports that they did receive a bid, but was bitterly disappointed that West Ham decided to make their offer the night before a big match - and claims that Bournemouth don't plan to sell either player.
"We had a bid yesterday [Monday] evening," said Howe. "The disappointing thing from my perspective is why the bid has come in a day before a game, our last game of the season. You've got the whole summer to bid for players. I don't understand that."
"I've then got two players in the squad who were due to play and a lot of speculation around their futures, so I think that was bizarre from this club's perspective. But the bid was rejected and we have no intention to sell," he added.
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