Brentford have rejected an offer from Bournemouth for Chris Mepham.

The Cherries are reported to have bid £5.5m for the centre-back, an offer which has been turned down by the Bees.

It's thought that the bid included a number of potential add-ons but Brentford have said he's not for sale in this window.

Mepham has made just 11 league appearances for the Bees, eight of those from the start, but he is seen as having a big future in the game.

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The west Londoners secured the 20-year-old defender's services on a five year contract in September last year after promoting him from the B team squad.

Brentford fans will, no doubt, be hoping that Mepham remains a Bee come 11pm this evening.

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