Bournemouth trying to snap up Crystal Palace stalwart
It seems hard to believe that Crystal Palace sacked 22 players, but Patrick Vieira is obviously keen to shape the squad to his liking as soon as possible, which means such a club star could land at championship club Bournemouth .
According to Football Insider sources, 34-year-old Scott Dann is one of those available now for free, and the cherries are leading the chase for his signature.
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Vieira has taken the new narrative of the new broom sweeper to another level and has been under enormous pressure in the process.
Patrick Vieira got rid of 22 Crystal Palace players this summer
While it is accepted that there will always be losses when a new coach joins a club, having almost as many players as senior executives leave at one time is unknown.
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Then a die-hard, no-nonsense defender and is clearly down the street from Scott Parker.
The Bournemouth manager knows exactly what it takes to get out of the championship and his anticipated purchase of a crafty old activist is likely to prove wise.