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Bournemouth now expect to lose Joshua King, with Leeds United among the interested parties, the Daily Express claim.

The same paper said a fortnight ago that Leeds were hunting King, with Aston Villa also in the running to sign him.

Villa are thought to be the front runners currently, with Dean Smith’s side ready to bid for the forward.

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But Leeds could yet come in with an offer, as they are yet to find another attacker since the arrival of Rodrigo.

Bournemouth have stood firm one their desire to keep their key players since relegation, but all of a sudden, their squad is starting to be asset stripped.

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Aaron Ramsdale, Callum Wilson and Nathan Ake have all left, and it is expected that King will follow suit in the near future now.

Whether that will be to join Leeds or Aston Villa remains to be seen, but the forward will offer whichever side signs him a real threat, due to his pace.

The Telegraph reported yesterday that Bournemouth are demanding a fee of £16 million for the forward, who has just one year remaining on his contract.

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