Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe has acknowledged Ireland international Gavin Kilkenny for his antics and what he will be delivering for the team in the new season.
In a report by Balls (via Bournemouth Echo) the praises came after Kilkenny was awarded the Man of the Match accolade having scored against Lyon in a preseason friendly.
Bournemouth Echo further reported that Howe felt eager to hand the Irish youngster a Premier League debut at any given moment because the manager felt like Gavin is ready for the big stage.
"I can’t make any promises to him now, but what I can say is that if he continues along the same way that he’s played in pre-season, then he’ll have a very good chance of being involved this season," Howe said.
"He’ll be really proud I’m sure of what he did on Saturday. He’s carried on really from his form all throughout pre-season, where he’s done very, very well technically.
“He’s done some excellent things with the ball, showed a real game intelligence and took his goal really well.”
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