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Eddie Howe: Who is Newcastle United's first manager after million dollars takeover?

Who is Eddie Howe, Newcastle United's first manager after million dollars takeover?

Eddie Howe
Eddie Howe

Weeks after million dollar takeover by a Saudi Arabia led consortium, Newcastle parted ways with their manager Steve Bruce. Today Eddie Howe was announced as his replacement in the new era. 

Eddie is believed to be the man for the job at Newcastle and expected to deliver the new owners mandate. Who is Eddie Howe? Take a brief look at the profile of the Magpies new manager. 

Eddie Howe was a defender during his playing career and spent most of his career with AFC Bournemouth where he started his coaching career. He has shown a lot of passion for coaching since his playing days which saw him being promoted to the position of player-coach by manager Kevin Bond. His first appointment as a manger came when he was appointed as the caretaker coach in AFC Bournemouth on 31st of December 2008, two weeks later his appointment was made permanent. 

He helped the team gain promotion to League One and was wanted by different clubs which he initially declined. However, On 16 January 2011, Howe was announced as the new manager of Burnley after signing a three-and-a-half-year contract at the Championship club. He returned to Bournemouth in less than two years and stayed for eight years. He left the club on the 1st of August 2020. The 43 years old is known for improving young players and selling off at profit.

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