CHERRIES boss Andoni Iraola is more than happy to give Tyler Adams licence to try his luck from range after the midfielder’s screamer on international duty.

USMNT captain Adams rifled home from around 30 yards as the USA defeated Mexico 2-0 in the CONCACAF Nations League final on Monday night.

Adams and Cherries return to action this weekend when they welcome Everton to Vitality Stadium tomorrow afternoon (3pm).

An all-action midfielder renowned for his work-rate and hard-tackling, Adams is not known as a prolific goalscorer, having last scored in January 2021 for RB Leipzig in the Bundesliga.

Asked about Adams’ goal, Iraola responded: “I didn't expect that, I have to be honest!

“I think it's an amazing goal.

“It's very good because it shows that he's winning a lot of confidence.

“He has no hesitation to shoot, to sprint, to run.

“And I think it's good that he played two more games, 45 minutes more in each game, and is continuing his process that I think is going really well.

“Because he's not a player that normally shoots from so far.

“He's not used to score goals, his strengths are in other parts of the game.

“But it's amazing if he can add these things to the group and to his play – it’s very good for us.

“I will take one of those!

"Obviously it's very difficult to repeat, but yes, it's good for him and I'm sure to encourage him to continue doing it.”

Handed his first international start in 478 days, Adams played for 45 minutes before coming off at the break.

That roughly mirrored his stint in the USA’s first game of the international break, Adams subbed on and subbed off in extra time of the semi-final win over Jamaica.

“I hope so.

“He played quite early in (the week), so he has been this week training with the team.

“So I hope he continues in this build up process that he is doing even more minutes.

“And he can be important for us at the end of the season.”

“No, it was a matter of medical staff from both teams are in touch and they consider it.

“But 45 minutes was a good amount of minutes for him, in this process that he's going through.”