Asmir Begovic: Bournemouth goalkeeper joins AC Milan on loan

Ross Houston
January 14, 2020

Dean Smith, the team's manager, is said to be delighted with the move, saying that he has a "wealth of Premier League experience".

Goalkeepers Pepe Reina and Asmir Begovic have moved on loans, with the former joining Aston Villa and the latter switching to AC Milan.

The World Cup victor, 37, was in the stands as Villa lost 6-1 to Manchester City on Sunday.

Reina has also played over 30 times for Spain and he was a member of the team that won the 2010 World Cup and the Euro in 2008 and 2012.

"At the begin of the summertime we were trying to find a knowledgeable goalkeeper and also generated Tom Heaton".

Villa were determined for a substitute for first-choice goalkeeper Tom Heaton, after the England global was dismissed up until completion of the period with knee tendon damages.

"Unfortunately, his injury has actually ruled him out for the remainder of the period however Pepe fits our requirements not even if of his experience however likewise as a result of his management high qualities".

The 37-year-old former World Cup victor saved an injury-time penalty in a 2-1 win against Genoa last October.

The Spaniard could make his debut away at Brighton this weekend.

"Now we need a mentality to be strong and to be ready for a good battle".

Begovic, who has 18 months left on his contract, had just returned to Bournemouth after spending the first half of the season on loan in Azerbaijan with FK Qarabag. Then, join us at 7 p.m. for the definitive summary of the news of the day with The Transfer Show.

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