Bournemouth begin Pugh talks

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Marc Pugh

Bournemouth have opened new contract talks with midfielder Marc Pugh.

The 24-year-old has reportedly been the subject of interest from a handful of npower Championship clubs but the Cherries want to tie him down to a new deal at the Seward Stadium. Bournemouth chairman Eddie Mitchell revealed the south coast club have offered Pugh revised terms and are currently waiting on a response from the player.

He told the Cherries' official website: "We've currently put an offer to Marc, we would like to keep him and make him a part of our promotion bid. We are aiming high and we would like him to be a big part of it. We put a bid to him five or six days ago now and we are hoping to hear back from him shortly."

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