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​Bournemouth lose loan manager Fletcher to Leyton Orient

Bournemouth have lost their loan manager Carl Fletcher, as he has left for the Leyton Orient managerial position.

He was a key member of the Cherries setup, ensuring their loan players were going to suitable clubs to further their development.

Leyton Orient director of football Martin Ling said: "The board went through the interview process with Carl and he kept coming out on top.

"He has leadership skills, which he obviously had as a captain of many teams he was at including his country. Everything that we were looking for, he ticked every box.

"Everyone we spoke to said everything we wanted to hear. We spoke to Stephen Purches at Bournemouth, we had people speak to Eddie Howe and Charlie Daniels.

"We spoke to a couple players who played under him at Plymouth as well as the people at board level at Bournemouth and they all said the same thing – they believe he's going to make a top-class football manager."

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