Official: Bournemouth sign goalkeeper Boruc

The ex-Celtic man was released by Southampton and will return to the Goldsands Stadium after helping Eddie Howe’s side to promotion last season

Bournemouth have completed their first signing of the summer after bringing in goalkeeper Artur Boruc on a free transfer.

The Poland international was released by Southampton on Tuesday, and the Cherries moved quickly to bring the 35-year-old back to the club following a successful loan spell last season.

The former Celtic man kept 18 clean sheets in all competitons as Eddie Howe’s side secured promotion to the Premier League from the Championship.

He has put pen to paper on a one-year contract with the option of a second 12 months at the culmination of next season.