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Gallery: Final Premier League prep

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The AFC Bournemouth squad have been completing their preparation ahead of this weekend's return to the Premier League. 

The Cherries host Aston Villa for a 3pm kick-off on Saturday afternoon, the club's first top-flight game in just over two years. 

Out on the grass was new signing Marcus Tavernier, while Ryan Fredericks was back doing light jogging after Scott Parker revealed he'd picked up a knock on pre-season in Portugal. 

Youngers Owen Bevan and Cameron Plain were also involved in the session at Vitality Stadium, as the squad picked up the pace ahead of the weekend. 

For a selection of the best images, just flick through the gallery above.  

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