Benik Afobe was a late scratch for AFC Bournemouth today as the striker has picked up a hamstring injury.
Benik Afobe is proving to be just the signing Bournemouth needed to lift them from the looming scare of relegation as the January arrival scored the match-winner in a 2-1 victory at Crystal Palace.
Cherries boss Eddie Howe is confident that new striker Benik Afobe can quickly recover after he was forced off at the Stadium of Light because of injury.
Benik Afobe looks to be the cure of Bournemouth's scoring woes after netting the club's only goal of the match in a 1-1 draw away to Sunderland.
Eddie Howe is sweating on the fitness of new striker Benik Afobe after knee and ankle problems forced the £10m hit man off on Saturday.
New signing Benik Afobe started his first Bournemouth match against West Ham in Week 21 and had two gilt-edged chances but failed to score either.
AFC Bournemouth made their second significant signing of the January transfer window with the acquisition of Benik Afobe from Wolverhampton Wanderers for a fee of about £10m.
Arsenal forward Benik Afobe has signed a three-and-a-half year contract with Championship club Wolves.