Aston Villa v Bournemouth: Latest team news

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Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe may be without Adam Smith when they travel to Aston Villa in the Barclays Premier League on Saturday.

The defender is suffering from a hernia which he has been carrying for a number of weeks but Howe is hopeful he may be able to feature.

Joshua King is back to full fitness after he was substituted last weekend at half-time due to illness and Harry Arter (Achilles/calf), Benik Afobe and Junior Stanislas (both hamstring) are improving but unavailable.

Provisional squad: Boruc, Francis, Cook, Daniels, Smith, Surman, Ritchie, Gradel, Gosling, King, Federici, Iturbe, Elphick, Distin, Pugh, O’Kane, Grabban.

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