Eddie Howe has been newly appointed as Newcastle United’s head coach. He has been given a two-and-a-half year contract which will last till the summer of 2024.
Howe said: “It is a great honor 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”.
“This is a wonderful opportunity, but there is also a lot of work ahead of us and I am eager to get onto the training ground to start working with the players.
“I would like to thank the club’s owners for this opportunity and thank the club’s supporters for the incredible welcome they have already given me. I am very excited to begin our journey together.”
Howe last coached Bournemouth but has been out of work since august 2020 when they went to relegation.
According to reports, he is set to bring in his own coaches but also work with assistant manager Graeme Jones who will remain at the club.
Newcastle United co-owner Amanda Staveley said on the club’s website that “We have been incredibly impressed by Eddie through what has been a rigorous recruitment process”.