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What a difference a month makes. In mid-October Bournemouth were struggling for goals and failing to pick up victories in the Premier League. Fast forward five weeks and the Cherries have won three or their last four and have netted seven times in those games.
Optimism has returned to the club and it's why Bournemouth fans will be confident ahead of their trip to Paul Clement's Swansea City on Saturday.
The Cherries' recent good form has seen them move away from the relegation zone. Eddie Howe's side are now 13th and haven taken 13 points from their 12 league games. It's a far brighter picture.
The Swans, meanwhile, are in 19th place after claiming just eight points from their 12 matches. They're struggling and Clement is coming under increasing pressure.
Howe will be hoping Junior Stanislas (groin) recovers for the clash at the Liberty Stadium but he will be without Simon Francis (suspended), Adam Federici (knee), Tyrone Mings (knee), Brad Smith (hip) and
Callum Wilson will be looking to build on the excellent hat-trick he scored against Huddersfield last weekend. The striker has endured a nightmare two years due to injury but is slowly getting back to his best.
“Callum will be chomping at the bit,” Howe said after last weekend's victory. “He is that kind of guy. He wants to achieve. He is not here to make up the numbers. If he does well for us, everything else will take care of itself.”
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