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14 November 2012

Defender relishing Portman Road loan and is looking forward to working under Town boss Mick McCarthy

Bradley Orr has told Ipswich Player that he would definitely be interested in a permanent move to Portman Road if he impresses while on loan.

The 30-year-old full-back, who has joined Blues from Blackburn until January 26, has also revealed the role Mick McCarthy has played in his move to Portman Road.

Speaking to Ipswich Player after putting pen to paper on the deal, Bradley said: “The manager has a proven track record at this level and the one above and is a massive factor in me coming to Ipswich.

 work out then but I’m delighted it has this time.didn't“I have spoken to him in the past when there was a possibility that I could have signed for him. It 

“Having spoken to the manager a couple of times recently and knowing what Ipswich is all about anyway, it was an easy decision to make.  I didn’t need to speak to anyone else in the game. I just jumped in my car and came down here!

“I know the Club is at the wrong end of the table but that doesn’t bother me. With the manager here, I think it’s exciting times for Ipswich and I’m glad to be part of it.”

Bradley’s loan takes him up to Town’s last game of January, ironically at Bristol City, where the defender clocked up 250 games.

  I will be sent back to Blackburn,” added the former QPR player who had been a regular in the Rovers side this season until Henning Berg took over at Ewood Park recently.doesn't“Firstly I want to do well for Ipswich. If that happens, then I might get the chance to extend that stay. If it 

“We have talked about me staying. That’s the plan and I’d certainly be interested in a permanent move. If the manager and the powers that be want that to happen, I could be here longer than the loan date but it will be down to how well I do here and how much I can help the Club.

“My priority is doing as well as I can for Ipswich Town.”

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