AFC Bournemouth have
signed Republic of Ireland international Marc Wilson from Stoke City on a
two-year deal for an undisclosed fee reported to be £2m.
Wilson, a utility player who can play in defence or
midfield, had two loan spells with the Cherries in 2007.The 28-year-old spent
six seasons at Stoke, making more than 150 appearances, and has been capped 24
times by his country.
He missed out on the Republic's Euro 2016 squad with a knee
injury.Stoke manager Mark Hughes said last week that Wilson was set to leave
Request to leave
-It's fair to say that Marc probably feels his future lies
elsewhere and it's fair to say I probably agree with him, he said.
Wilson did not feature for Stoke in their 1-1 draw against
Middlesbrough on the opening day of the Premier League season on Saturday.