The betting market on Jack Wilshere’s Deadline Day move away from Arsenal today has been erratic to say the least, and the odds have taken another huge jump in the passing moments.
The England international now looks set to move to Bournemouth on a season-long loan deal, with time seemingly dampening any hopes Roma had on luring him to the Stadio Olimpico.
The Italian’s had come in with a late bid to bring the 24 year-old to Italy this season, to team him with Wojciech Szczesny, but their efforts seem to have been wasted, with him now likely to become a Cherry for the coming campaign.
Wilshere held talks with both Alan Pardew and Eddie Howe over potential loan deals late on yesterday, and this morning he appeared set on moving to Vitality Stadium.
That deal now looks to be back on despite strong interest from the Giallorossi, with Jack keen on guaranteeing himself regular first-team action, which could be hard obtain in Serie A.
Roma boast a wealth of midfield players including Daniele Ross, Radja Nainggolan and Kevin Strootman, which would all be expected to play key roles for the campaign, which most likely has discouraged Wilshere to move outside the UK.
Bournemouth recently moved from 6/4 (2.5) second-favourites to sign their target, into a very short 1/5 (1.2) with Skybet, which was soon replicated by all the other mainstream bookmakers, you can now get a biggest priced 7/1 (8.0) on Roma to get their man.
We recently posted a big jump in the market with Roma having been backed in, but that move appears to have been because of a large sum of money being placed with one firm, forcing the odds change, but the Cherries appear to be set to land the heavily coveted midfielder.
Is Bournemouth the best place for Jack? Could there be another turn in the saga?