Bolton chief Ian Evatt hails attitude of Northern Irish star Conor Bradley

Bolton Wanderers manager Ian Evatt has praised Conor Bradley’s character and attitude after the Northern Ireland international scored the winning goal against Morecambe on Tuesday night.

he 19-year-old, on loan at Liverpool Wanderers, celebrated his first league goal for the club in the 1-0 win.

Bradley has claimed two goals and two assists in five games.

Bolton chief Evatt has joked that Bradley has been doing “fine” since going on loan at League One.

He said: “He’s fine, if anyone from Liverpool is listening to this, they’re fine! He’s a wonderful young man and his performance I’m not surprised I told you exactly how highly we rated him but to me it’s just his character and his way of being he just loves the game, loves football, wants to learn, a wonderful young man with a fantastic attitude.”

Bradley’s performances thrilled fans, one of whom observed: “Sometimes when you watch a player, no matter what level or how long you’ve spent watching him, you know he’s going to be special. Conor Bradley falls 100% into this category. He is going to be a star. Another Northern Ireland defender was also on target on Tuesday as Chelsea loanee Sam McClelland scored in a 2-1 win for Barrow against Walsall in League Two.