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Fulham are planning to turn Harry Arter’s loan move from Bournemouth into a permanent deal, according a report this morning from the Evening Standard.

The combative midfielder, who is Scott Parker’s brother-in-law, headed back to the south coast after Fulham’s dramatic play-off success on Tuesday after failing to make the necessary number of appearances to automatically trigger a £4m move. However, Parker values Arter’s experience and the club also recognise that his season was cut short by a knee injury sustained in the final game of the regular campaign at Wigan.

Bournemouth, who are preparing for life in the Championship, would be happy to let Arter leave and the 30 year-old is reportedly keen to have another opportunity to play in the top flight. He made 29 appearances for the Whites, scoring three goals, including crucial strikes at QPR and Nottingham Forest that rekindled Fulham’s promotion push. Both clubs are expected to continue discussions over a potential transfer this week.