Super Eagles-eligible striker Solanke smashes Premier League record, becomes Bournemouth record scorer

Bournemouth striker Dominic Solanke | Imago

Super Eagles-eligible striker Solanke smashes Premier League record, becomes Bournemouth record scorer

Ayoola Kelechi 23:16 - 13.04.2024

Dominic Solanke continues to impress in the Premier League with Bournemouth after his latest exploits against Manchester United

Nigeria-eligible striker Dominic Solanke has etched his name into the annals of Bournemouth and Premier League history with a remarkable feat that underscores his prowess in front of goal.

Record-breaking Performance

In a thrilling encounter against Manchester United, Solanke showcased his scoring prowess once again by notching his 17th goal of the 2023/24 Premier League season. This remarkable achievement sees Solanke surpassing the previous record for the most goals scored by a Bournemouth player in a single campaign.

Solanke's record-breaking goal came after a clever maneuver that left Manchester United's Willy Kambwala in his wake before calmly slotting the ball into the back of the net. His clinical finish further solidified his status as a prolific striker for Bournemouth.

Impressive Solanke

The former Liverpool and Chelsea star has been in stunning form in the Premier League this season with Bournemouth, scoring 17 goals and providing three assists to help the Cherries’ bid to remain a mid-table Premier League team.

Solanke has already recorded his best-ever top-flight season and could be on course for more spectacular records as the season progresses.

What next for Solanke?

Solanke's exceptional form and goalscoring exploits bode well for both Bournemouth and potentially the Super Eagles, Nigeria's national team. As he continues to excel on the domestic stage, Solanke could emerge as a key asset for Nigeria's future campaigns, bolstering the team's attacking options with his talent and tenacity.

Dominic Solanke's record-breaking performance against Manchester United cements his status as one of Bournemouth's all-time greats and highlights his potential as a future star for the Super Eagles. With his scoring prowess and ability to deliver in high-pressure situations, Solanke's impact on both club and country could prove to be instrumental in shaping the future of Nigerian football.

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