The curtains will open on the 21/22 EFL Championship season at the Vitality Stadium, as Bournemouth and West Brom battle for the first three points of the campaign.
Bournemouth have been able to bring new signings into the club as they look to push for promotion. They were able to snap up Emiliano Marcondes from last years play-off winners Brentford as a free agent, whilst also bringing in youngster Leif Davies on loan from Leeds United.
With the uncertain future of Arnaut Danjuma, and departures of Asmir Begovic and Sam Surridge, Bournemouth will be active in the market, as Parker has made clear.
It is fair to say the EFL Championship is opening up with a huge tie that promises excitement. Both sides following similar paths to regain promotion to the Premier League under their new managers who carry bags of ambition.