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Bournemouth boss Howe confident Murray can continue scoring form

Eddie Howe is assured that Glenn Murray will deliver for Bournemouth.


The 31-year-old striker joined the Cherries from Crystal Palace for £4million in the summer and brings with him to the south coast a differing avenue to goal.

Howe spoke of Murray at his pre-match press conference ahead of the weekend's trip to Norwich City and is supremely confident that his new addition will continue to get the job done in the Premier League.

"Glenn has a proven track record of scoring goals in the Premier League, is an experienced striker and has been there and done it," Howe said.

"He also gives us a slightly different dimension to our play. He is a predator but also scores goals from crosses which is something we have been missing.

"If you look at his track record, it's very impressive. His goalscoring return to games [played], he's managed to step up with every challenge that's been placed upon him, and reacted positively to that, and I think he'll fit in well to what we do here.

"Any striker, you're hoping can have a real impact on our season. I believe we've got really good attacking options. When you look at the strikers, they're all slightly different, they've all got their strengths and the areas they can help us, most of them are fully integrated into how we work.

"Obviously we're going to get Glenn used to our way of working and used to our way of playing, but I'm excited to see them all play together.

"It's [a transfer] we've chased for the majority of the summer so to finally get it over the line was very pleasing."

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