"And he's a good physical presence with the ability to move so I think all round he's a very good player".
"It is very frustrating knowing you are fit and you can go out there and play but constantly not getting selected for the team is a bit disappointing".
Solanke had attracted interest from Crystal Palace in recent weeks, but the Cherries moved swiftly and Press Association Sport understands extra payments have been factored into the transfer on top of an initial fee. He didn't play a lot for Chelsea, so he needed to play football now. "Over the past few years, they have been really good in the Premier League and had some good positional finishes as well". Solanke, a former England youth global who has one senior cap against Brazil in 2017, joined Liverpool from Chelsea in 2017 after his contract at Stamford Bridge ended. That's what urged me to come here'.
I lost out on a couple of full backs and a striker, so I'm doubly disappointed.
"Then, having Clyney still in is OK for a manager but for him, he is in an age where he has to play as well".
"He's got a hamstring problem at the moment so he'll probably miss most of January", said Howe.
Hailing Clyne for adapting quickly enough to make his debut just a day after completing his loan deal, Howe continued: "It was a good performance from Nathaniel, who had a hard job coming in so soon".
"I am looking to nail down the spot (at right-back) and to hopefully play as many games as I can".
"I've spoken to the manager and we've talked about what we can achieve for the remainder of the season".
On Clyne, he added: 'As a manager, to have an option like Clyney is good.
Both relegation-threatened sides would have seen an improvement in their defensive records with the addition of Nathaniel Clyne, but the right back's decision to join ambitious Bournemouth strikes a blow to their survival hopes.
"I'm really delighted to go through; we've got a tough period coming up but I would rather be in the next round than not".