Nicolas Jackson: Bournemouth agree £20.3m deal for Villarreal forward

January 25, 2023 6:25 am

Nicolas Jackson.

Bournemouth has agreed to a 23m euro (£20.3m) deal with Villarreal for Senegal forward Nicolas Jackson.

Jackson, who can play across the front three, has scored three goals in 24 games in all competitions this season.

The 21-year-old is set to become Bournemouth’s second signing of the January window after Dango Ouattara’s £20m move from French side Lorient.

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The Cherries are 18th in the Premier League after Saturday’s draw against Nottingham Forest.

Jackson began his career with Senegalese side Casa Sports before joining Villarreal in 2019, initially playing for the club’s B team before making his senior debut in October 2021.