Bournemouth vs Aston Villa live: Updates from Vitality Stadium
Good afternoon, all! After months of waiting, the Premier League is finally back in Bournemouth. Welcome along to DorsetLive's coverage of the Cherries' season opener against Aston Villa.
Pre-season is over, perhaps to the relief of some supporters after a turbulent couple of weeks, and attentions now turn to attempting to pick up a memorable result against Steven Gerrard's visitors.
Marcus Tavernier is set to be in and around the squad for the first time after his arrival from Middlesbrough, and question marks hover over which formation Scott Parker will settle on today.
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