Date: 16th October 2016 at 1:11pm
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AFC Bournemouth are currently concerned over a quartet of players, including Harry Arter who left Dean Court following the Hull game on crutches.

Ahead of the Cherries fixture will Hull City on Saturday, AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe was bemoaning losing a number of his players to injury during the international break.

He wouldn’t confirm who the injured players were, but Australian International Brad Smith arrived at Dean Court wearing an airboot.

Whilst England Under 20’s international Lewis Cook and Ivory Coast international Maxi Gradel were obvious omissions from the match day squad.

The Daily Echo have subsequently reported that ‘Cook is poised to see a specialist after suffering an ankle injury’.

Max Gradel has suffered a slight hamstring problem.

The injury problems unfortunately didn’t end there as Harry Arter would go on to leave Dean Court on crutches following a hard tackle from Robert Snodgrass during the first half.

Arter was noticeably struggling but completed 90 minutes.

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Neil Dawson wrote…

‘I hope I’m not clutching at straws here but surely he is ok. We didn’t think we would see him second half yesterday. He would have been fully assessed by the medical team at half time. He has a manager that never takes risks with player injuries and on top of that a manager who knew we were 3-1 up and would have won the game without him. On top of that, we didn’t even take him off after 70 or 80 mins. He took a bad kick on either knee or shin so it will be bruising at worst.Join the conversation here.

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