9 months on, Liverpool's decision to sell Dominic Solanke looks even better

Lucas Akins of Burton Albion crosses the ball under pressure from Dominic Solanke of AFC Bournemouth during the Carabao Cup Third Round match between Burton Albion and AFC Bournemouth at...

Liverpool won't be regretting selling Dominic Solanke.

AFC Bournemouth unveil new signing Dominic Solanke at Vitality Stadium on January 4, 2019 in Bournemouth, England.

Back in January, Liverpool were applauded for managing to land £19 million for the sale of Dominic Solanke.

It was an impressive fee for a young striker who had contributed little to the Reds since joining in 2017.

While the price was impressive, it was still a bit of a gamble, considering Solanke's brilliant potential. He could still have gone onto make them look silly.

And though he still might, it is looking like Liverpool knew exactly what they were doing by letting the striker leave.

 

Solanke struggled with injuries initially at Bournemouth and started only two games.

While easy to discard his first few months, he has not begun this season well.

Solanke has made just two Premier League starts and he is still waiting to score his first Bournemouth goal.

Last night he was given a start in the Carabao Cup against League One side Burton Albion and he flopped.

Bournemouth lost 2-0 and Solanke looks further and further away from the player Bournemouth want and need him to be.

He is low on confidence, but it also seems worryingly that he may not have the required quality.

It looked at the time as though Liverpool had struck a tremendous deal. Nine months on it looks even better.

Lucas Akins of Burton Albion crosses the ball under pressure from Dominic Solanke of AFC Bournemouth during the Carabao Cup Third Round match between Burton Albion and AFC Bournemouth at...

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