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Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe confirms Wilson will be out for three weeks

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Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe has confirmed reports that Callum Wilson will miss the next three weeks due to a knee problem.

Wilson is expected to be out of action for the next three weeks after undergoing minor knee surgery, Howe has revealed.

The former Coventry City striker was substituted off the pitch shortly after scoring in Bournemouth’s win against West Ham on January 19, having sat out the two previous matches because to a hamstring injury.

But Howe revealed the severity of Wilson’s most recent injury ahead of the Bournemouth’s Premier League game against Chelsea.

“Callum just had a very very minor knee operation, just to clean it out. He will be around about three weeks we think, so not too serious,” he said, according to Sky Sports.

Meanwhile, Howe also revealed that Jefferson Lerma missed the Chelsea tie, due to an ankle problem, but the Cherries boss did not elaborate on the details of the Colombian’s injury.