Scottish Premiership: Former Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe favoured to switch Neil Lennon as Celtic supervisor
Eddie Howe has held discussions with members of the membership’s board, together with main shareholder Irish financier Dermot Desmond.
London: Former Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe is favoured to switch Neil Lennon as supervisor of deposed Scottish champions Celtic with talks at a complicated stage, in keeping with media reviews on Friday.
The 43-year-old Englishman has held discussions with members of the membership’s board, together with main shareholder Irish financier Dermot Desmond.
Howe left Bournemouth final August once they had been relegated from the Premier League after a five-year keep.
He has been linked with Premier League strugglers Sheffield United and Newcastle in latest weeks.
Howe would match the invoice of earlier appointees comparable to Brendan Rodgers, a younger supervisor seeking to re-establish their managerial credentials on the prime stage.
Howe had two spells in command of Bournemouth, guiding them to a few promotions in six seasons and taking them from the fourth-tier League Two to a formidable ninth within the Premier League.
Howe, although, arguably faces a harder process than Rodgers did as a dismal league marketing campaign noticed Celtic’s hopes of a historic tenth successive title eclipsed by bitter rivals Rangers.
Lennon resigned in late February two years right into a second spell on the membership which had yielded two league titles, two Scottish Cups and a League Cup.
Ought to Howe be appointed, he’ll arrive at a membership in transition with different key figures within the earlier years of dominance leaving.
Lengthy-standing chief govt Peter Lawwell is to step down on the finish of June.
Membership captain Scott Brown is to take up a participant/teaching publish at rivals Aberdeen and on Wednesday it was revealed Nick Hammond, head of soccer operations, had resigned.
Though former Eire and Manchester United nice Roy Keane’s title had been talked about, Howe has a extra spectacular managerial CV and is considered much less confrontational.
Howe can look to Rodgers for instance of the best way to rebuild one’s repute and morale.
Rodgers arrived after a bruising finish to his spell at Liverpool however seven trophies later in Scotland he was the person 2016 Premier League champions Leicester turned to in 2019.
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