Eddie Howe admits he turned down quite a few other options. Before agreeing to take over as Newcastle United’s manager.
Howe has been unemployed since leaving Bournemouth at the end of the 2019/20 season, during which time he has been offered offers from several European clubs, including Scots giants Celtic. Scotty Premier League
in an interview with the media after his first inauguration in St. James’s Park, Howe revealed pleased to receive this exciting role.
“I feel great to be Newcastle’s head coach. It’s an honor. It was an incredible moment in my life,” he said,
“based on the reactions I received and the two days of training that went by. It’s a really good start. I would like to thank everyone who has supported me and the club’s board of directors who have placed their trust in me to take care of this important task.”
When asked why he picked Newcastle after rejecting offers from other teams, Howe explained: “Everything felt right. It really is. Club size and history Ambitious plans from the new owners upon meeting them. from some players I think it fits me really well.”
“It’s true. Where I have many other options, but I want to spend time with myself and space out with football. I feel refreshed, energized and ready to start working.”
Howe took over Newcastle, who are in the relegation zone with just five points from their first 11 Premier League games, and although the club’s new owners have lofty ambitions. But the short-term goal is to get the team out of the zone at the end of the table first.