MIND­SET CHANGE FOR NEW BOY KEN

The Football League Paper - - CHAMPIONSHIP - By Pippa Field

KEN­WYNE JONES knows he will need an im­me­di­ate shift of fo­cus if he is to help Bournemouth achieve pro­mo­tion to the Pre­mier League – but he is rel­ish­ing the op­por­tu­nity of mak­ing a dif­fer­ence.

The Trinidad striker has joined the high-fly­ing Cher­ries on loan from Cardiff City, where he had scored 13 goals in 36 ap­pear­ances, un­til the end of the sea­son.

And Jones, who net­ted against Ip­swich on Good Fri­day, ac­knowl­edges the onus is on him to pro­duce the goods that could pro­pel Ed­die Howe’s side into the top flight for the first time.

“It’s strange – you’re in that mind­set where you’re not re­ally play­ing for any­thing, and now you have to change your mind­set into push­ing for pro­mo­tion,” the 30-year-old said.

“They are al­most at the tip­ping point, I’m just be­ing sent here to get them over the top and fin­ish the job.

“I’m here for a short pe­riod of time and I will do my best to try and get the team over the line.

“I don’t think there is any point in me com­ing here just to watch. The team has been do­ing well and I will try to lend my ex­pe­ri­ence.”

FO­CUS: Ken­wyne Jones

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