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Andrade: I'm working harder than ever for Gaz
4:55pm Tuesday 16th October 2012 in Sport
BRUNO Andrade says he's having to work harder than he's ever had to on a football pitch during his loan spell at Wanderers.
The Portuguese winger is more used to getting forward and causing headaches for full-backs, but since moving to Adams Park he's had to get used to tracking back and tackling his opposite man.
That's down to caretaker manager Gareth Ainsworth cracking the whip in training but the QPR loanee has no complaints.
He said: "For the last two games, I think it's the hardest I've ever worked for the team. If I can help the team get three points, that's all that matters."
The 19-year-old has also been working on his left foot in training and it paid off on Saturday as his weaker foot put the ball into the Fleetwood net for the only goal of the game.
Andrade said: "I'm very happy - first goal of my career and hopefully there will be more to come.
"I remember the ball coming to me out wide. The first thing I wanted to do was get the ball into the box. I knew I could do that and try and make something of it. I got it on my left foot and took a shot and it went in.
"My left foot's alright. It's getting better every day in training. Now I know I can pull it out."
Andrade was Ainsworth's first long-term signing, with the caretaker having him scouted before deciding to bring him in on a month long youth loan.
He said: "He told me he watched me in a couple of games against Brighton and Millwall but I didn't know that. One day after training my manager pulled me aside and said Wycombe are interested in taking you on loan, what do you think? First thing that came into my head was yes.
"He's a good manager. He's encouraged me to do the right things. If I make a mistake he's always encouraging me to go on and on."
Ainsworth has managed to turn Blues' flagging fortunes around since being handed the managerial reins and Andrade said: "He's in with a good shout [of getting the job permanently]. That's three games on the bounce we've won. If he gets the job I'll be more than happy."
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