Keane insists Wilson must rediscover his 'hunger' in front of goal

‘I think he’s lost the eye of the tiger’: Roy Keane insists Callum Wilson must rediscover his ‘hunger’ in front of goal if he is to revive interest from Chelsea and top Premier League clubs as Bournemouth striker returns to action

  • The England striker has been on the radar of Manchester United and Chelsea
  • But Wilson has struggled for consistency this season and netted just eight times
  • He returned against Tottenham on Thursday night after serving a two-match ban

Roy Keane says Bournemouth strike Callum Wilson must rediscover his ‘hunger’ in front of goal if he is to revive interest from top Premier League clubs. 

The 28-year-old was linked with Manchester United and Chelsea after being called up by England call-up and scoring 14 goals in the Premier League. 

But Wilson has struggled for consistency this season and netted just eight times in 28 league appearances as the Cherries have slipped into the drop zone.

Bournemouth strike Callum Wilson was linked with Manchester United and Chelsea

Wilson returned for Bournemouth against Tottenham on Thursday night after serving a two-match ban for collecting 10 yellow cards.

Keane told Sky Sports: ‘The amount of goals, you think Bournemouth’s attacking.

‘i remember looking at Wilson, thinking he’s the real deal, called up for England. 

Wilson returned for Bournemouth against Spurs on Thursday after serving a two-match ban

Roy Keane says Bournemouth strike Wilson must rediscover his ‘hunger’ in front of goal

‘I think this kid’s lost his hunger. He’s been rewarded at Bournemouth, big wages, i think he’s lost the eye of the tiger.’

Despite the lack of goals, Keane believes Bournemouth can get out of the drop zone.

He added: ‘They have to stay in the race, create some sort of performance. Get something, stay in the race, last few games they’ve been beaten after 10-15 minutes. 

‘Bit more hunger, bit more desire, but there is quality in that team. 




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