Report links Bournemouth with Preston North End pair Lukas Nmecha and Callum Robinson, as well as Stoke City's Joe Allen

Eddie Howe, manager of AFC Bournemouth reacts during the Premier League match between Watford FC and AFC Bournemouth at Vicarage Road on October 6, 2018 in Watford, United Kingdom.

The Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe is said to have the on-loan Manchester City, Preston North End and Stoke City players in his sights.

Eddie Howe, manager of AFC Bournemouth reacts during the Premier League match between Watford FC and AFC Bournemouth at Vicarage Road on October 6, 2018 in Watford, United Kingdom.

Bournemouth are being credited with interest in two Preston North End players and another from Stoke City, via the Sun.

The newspaper reports Bournemouth are 'eyeing a move for Lukas Nmecha', the Manchester City forward currently on loan to Preston.

 

And it claims Nmecha's teammate Callum Robinson has also caught Eddie Howe's eye, with Stoke's Joe Allen also in the Cherries boss's sights as a potential short-term cover in central midfield.

Nmecha is impressing despite having failed to score for Preston this season, with Robinson the team's standout performer so far - having scored or assisted 11 goals from the wing.

Preston North End's Lukas Nmecha in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Norwich City and Preston North End at Carrow Road on August 22, 2018 in Norwich, England.

Preston North End's Callum Robinson celebrates scoring his sides fourth goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Preston North End and Brentford at Deepdale on October 24, 2018...

Allen, meanwhile, is playing regularly in a Stoke side struggling to match pre-season expectations, having signed a new four-year contract ahead of the campaign.

Joe Allen of Stoke City during the game between Stoke City and Bolton Wanderers at Bet365 Stadium on October 2, 2018 in Stoke on Trent, England.

Former Championship youngsters Lewis Cook and David Brooks are excelling for Bournemouth this term and, according to the Sun, Howe is now willing to offer Premier League opportunities to Manchester City's top prospects.

Would the Manchester City, Preston North End and Stoke City players make good additions for Bournemouth?

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