Bournemouth are preparing a cost-cutting drive ahead of next season which will include key players Nathan Ake and Josh King being put up for sale.

The club are second from bottom of the Premier League following a terrible run of only one point from eight matches.

And Sportsmail understands Bournemouth are set to streamline their entire operation, regardless of which division they are playing in next season. 

The Cherries are one of the smallest clubs in the top flight despite five consecutive seasons in the Premier League.

Given their small stadium of just over 11,000 capacity and a sizeable wage bill, the coronavirus crisis has hit them particularly hard.

Manager Eddie Howe and other high-profile members of staff voluntarily took pay-cuts to help ease the financial burden on the club.

Bournemouth chiefs are now planning to implement changes to the club's structure ahead of the forthcoming campaign, leaving footballing and non-footballing staff at risk.