Bournemouth have announced the signing of striker Benik Afobe from Wolves on a four-and-a-half-year deal.
The 22-year-old former Arsenal man signs for an undisclosed fee having scored 10 goals for Wolves already this season.
Afobe is a proven scorer outside of the Premier League – netting 32 times for MK Dons last season – and now has his top-flight chance.
Bournemouth chief executive Neill Blake told his club’s official website: “We are absolutely delighted to secure the signature of another undoubted talent in Benik Afobe.
“It has been difficult to miss Benik’s outstanding progress as a player, firstly with MK Dons and then Wolves, where he has been a consistent threat in front of goal. His pedigree as an Arsenal Academy product must also not be underestimated.
“Thank you to Jez Moxey and Wolverhampton Wanderers, who have been a pleasure to deal with throughout negotiations. We look forward to seeing Benik in an AFC Bournemouth shirt soon.”
Bournemouth sit 16th in the Premier League table in spite of losing a host of attacking talent to season-long injuries.
Callum Wilson started the campaign with five goals before injury struck, while Max Gradel is also sidelined.
As a consequence, Afobe’s goals will be needed to secure survival.