Maidstone United: Bournemouth's Jake McCarthy joins on loan

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Maidstone United dropped into the National League relegation zone after a 2-0 defeat at Solihull Moors

Maidstone United have signed Jake McCarthy from Premier League side Bournemouth on loan until the end of the season.

The 20 year-old defender, who can also play as a holding midfielder, joined the Cherries Academy when he was 12.

He signed a professional deal in 2015 but has not played for the first team.

McCarthy joins a Maidstone side who occupy the final relegation place in the National League and have conceded 56 goals in 30 league games.

They won promotion last season via the National League South play-offs.

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