Eddie Howe

Steve Bruce reacts to Newcastle United under Eddie Howe

The turnaround that Newcastle United have made this year has been nothing short of remarkable. In the first half of the season, the club had looked destined for relegation and when Eddie Howe arrived at the club in November, as the replacement for Steve Bruce, even keeping the Magpies in the Premier League would have been viewed as a big achievement on the part of the manager.
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No time to waste for Eddie Howe as he begins planning for busy Newcastle summer

Eddie Howe does not want to waste any time in planning for a busy summer ahead for Newcastle.The Magpies finished the campaign with a 2-1 win at Burnley, relegating the Clarets, to lift them to a 11th in the Premier League table with 49 points.Thirty-eight of those points have come since the turn of the year, aided by the arrivals of Kieran Trippier, Bruno Guimaraes, Dan Burn and Chris Wood in January, and fans are looking forward to further investment this summer given the ambitions of their Saudi Arabian-backed ownership group.“I was joking to someone that the planning would start...
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‘What a professional’ – Eddie Howe praises Newcastle United star

Newcastle United have looked a side transformed ever since Eddie Howe arrived as their manager. Back then, the target was to avoid relegation and just doing that would have been viewed as a success on the part of the manager. But the Magpies have managed to take things several steps beyond that and finished the Premier League campaign with a 2-1 win over Burnley at Turf Moor.

‘Let’s keep it to ourselves’: Eddie Howe asks Newcastle to set targets internally

Newcastle boss Eddie Howe has no problem with his players targeting European football next season – even if he would prefer they kept it to themselves.The Magpies travel to Burnley on Sunday with their Premier League status, which was in genuine jeopardy when Howe arrived as head coach in November last year, already secured in impressive style with Monday night’s 2-0 win over Arsenal simply serving to increase expectation for what may lie ahead.Brazilian midfielder Joelinton has already suggested Europa League qualification should be an aim for the next campaign and while his manager would prefer those aims and objectives...

Eddie Howe backs Joelinton to make Brazil’s World Cup squad

Eddie Howe has challenged Joelinton to play himself into Brazil’s World Cup squad after watching him transform his career at Newcastle United.The South American endured two miserable years on Tyneside following his switch from Hoffenheim in July 2019 after the Magpies paid a club-record £40million for a striker who struggled for goals.However, pressed into service as an emergency midfielder following defender Ciaran Clark’s dismissal against Norwich in November, the 25-year-old has prospered to such an extent that he was this week named the club’s player of the year.Asked how good Joelinton could become, head coach Howe, who will send him...

Eddie Howe reacts to Dean Henderson to Newcastle United rumour

Newcastle United seem to be on the lookout for a new goalkeeper this summer despite the good form that Martin Dubravka has showcased over the past several months. The club have been linked with a number of high profile names between the posts, including that of Kepa Arrizabalaga of Chelsea, Jordan Pickford of Everton, Kasper Schmeichel of Leicester City, Bernd Leno of Arsenal and several others.

Eddie Howe relieved Newcastle are free of relegation fear ahead of Burnley clash

Eddie Howe will send his Newcastle troops into a do-or-die Premier League battle with Burnley relieved they are not the ones in the firing line. Head coach Howe inherited a team without a league win to their name and five points adrift of safety when he replaced Steve Bruce in November last year, and admitted at the time that the scrap for survival could go down to the wire.