Arter hails Bradbury effect

Arter: Impressed with Bradbury

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Harry Arter has paid tribute to Lee Bradbury's seamless transition from the playing to management ranks at Bournemouth.

Arter, who has played a prominent part in the Cherries' fading League One promotion push this term, stressed Bradbury had a significant task on his hands when he assumed control at Dean Court following the departure of former boss Eddie Howe to Burnley.

But the 22-year-old has been impressed by the way the former Portsmouth and Manchester City striker has adapted to life in the manager's office.

"He's done really well. It must have been a tough transition going from being a player to a manager," he said.

"I've no idea how tough it would be from one minute being one of the lads to being a manager, especially at the club you've been playing at most recently, but the lads here fully respect him.

"I'm sure he's made little mistakes along the way but he helps me a lot and points everyone in the right direction. He has given me my chance this season which I fully appreciate and he has a good idea in training. If we work hard we get our rewards from him, and that's how it should be."