BOURNEMOUTH face tough talks with contract rebel Ryan Fraser who is ready to leave the club when his contract expires… even if the season is extended.
The Scotland winger, 26, is keen to move on and will need to be persuaded to turn out after his deal expires at the end of June.
The Cherries have previously said they would rather let him go on a free rather than lose him.
They will hope he will play on – even if the season is not concluded until September.
Arsenal have previously been linked with the Scot.
Chelsea have also been interested.
Speaking earlier this season about his future, Fraser said: "The lads have been asking.
“I don't know myself so there's no point thinking about it, wherever I'll be, I'll be.
“I don't know what is happening. I'm not just saying that.
“Wherever I'll be, if it's Bournemouth or if it's at somebody else, then all you can do is try your best and enjoy football."
PAY CUT WRANGLE
Meanwhile, Bournemouth's players are stalling on a pay deferral until a decision is taken on football’s return.
Eddie Howe’s men have been unable to come to an agreement with the Cherries hierarchy over what amounts to accept.
The majority view is to wait for a decision on the possible easing of the lockdown before committing to new payments.
Several of the squad are out of contract next month and would have to be paid in full anyway before they left.
Bournemouth will now delay their decision until they restart training.
Boss Howe has already taken a voluntary cut to his own wages
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