Eddie Howe says Mark Travers can’t go out on loan as he is ‘too important’

first_imgEDDIE HOWE has shot down any chance of Mark Travers going out on loan as he has insisted the Irish international is ‘too important’ to Bournemouth.Howe made the comments while speaking to the Bournemouth Echo.1 Travers starred last season against SpursCredit: Getty Images – GettyHe said: “No thoughts of loaning Mark. He is too important to us at the moment.”I understand he will desperately want to play. I’d want all my players to desperately want to play.”But we have to make a decision together of what’s right for him next.”He added: “He’s a fantastic lad.INSTANT IMPRESSION”A great worker, very focused on improving himself, which is what we’ve told him he needs to do – just focus on him and be the best Mark Travers that he can be.”He’s done that every day.”Travers burst onto Irish football fans’ consciousness in May when he made a man of the match performance in his Premier League debut against Spurs.Afterwards he admitted he had felt right at home.He said: “I found out I was playing yesterday morning, the gaffer pulled me in.FELT COMFORTABLE”Surprisingly there weren’t too many nerves, I’m surprised myself, but I felt comfortable out there and enjoyed every minute.”Your first save in the Premier League is always unbelievable so I’ll always remember that.”MOST READ IN SPORTTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battle’I ACCEPT’McGregor accepts Silva fight at UFC catchweight of 176lbs in huge super-fightTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramPicturedA CUT ABOVEMike Tyson shows two-inch cut ‘picked up in training’ ahead of boxing returnPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raidIn doing so, he became the youngest goalkeeper to feature in the Premier League since Joe Hart made his Manchester City debut in 2006.He was snapped up by the Cherries from Shamrock Rovers in 2016.The Kildare man made his senior debut for Ireland in a friendly against Bulgaria in September, before winning another in November’s exhibition with New Zealand.last_img read more

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