English Premier League club, Newcastle United have officially announced former Bournemouth coach, Eddie Howe as it’s new manager on a on a two-and-a-half year deal until 2024.
The club made the announce late Monday evening after rumours of Eddi Howe taking charge of the Magpies following Steve Bruce’s exit last two weeks.
Announcing Eddie Howe’s entry, Newcastle United co-owner Amanda Staveley said:
“We have been incredibly impressed by Eddie through what has been a rigorous recruitment process.
“As well as his obvious achievements with AFC Bournemouth, where he had a transformational impact, he is a passionate and dynamic coach who has clear ideas about taking this team and club forward.
In response Eddie Howe said as follows;
“It is a great honour to become head coach of a club with the stature and history of Newcastle United. It is a very proud day for me and my family.”
Newcastle united dismissed Steve Bruce on October 20 after his 1,000th game in club management, with Graeme Jones in caretaker charge since. Various candidates were in the running at St James’ Park, but Howe is the man entrusted to guide the ambitious outfit into a new era.