This article is part of Football League World’s ‘The Verdict‘ series, which provides personal opinions from the FLW writers regarding the latest breaking news, teams, players, managers, potential signings and more… Eddie Howe is reportedly being considered as a replacement for Scott Parker should he leave Fulham.
Former Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe has emerged as a potential candidate to take charge at Fulham and has support at the west London club, according to The Sun. Scott Parker remains in charge at Craven Cottage but recent reports have indicated he could be set to take charge of the Cherries, though Fulham are understood to be adamant not to let him go cheaply.
The Englishman was once regarded as one of the Premier League's most exciting young bosses, but he has been out of work for nearly a year with no new job in sight Once billed as one of English football’s brightest managerial talents, Eddie Howe is approaching the one-year anniversary of being unemployed, or sabbatical if you wish to call it that.
Celtic’s lack of urgency to find a new manager ahead of the summer transfer window was alarming. They bided their time to bring Eddie Howe to Paradise and were made to wait two months before a deal fell through on the eve of the transfer window opening.
Former Premier League striker Dean Windass believes that the Crystal Palace job being like the one he excelled in at Bournemouth would suit Eddie Howe. It’s approaching the one-year mark since the 43-year-old stepped down from his post on the south coast following their relegation to the Championship.
The former Bournemouth boss was thought to have turned down Celtic with a move to Goodison in mind Eddie Howe appears to be on the brink of missing out on the top job at Everton - and some Celtic fans on social media are loving every minute of it. Howe was linked with the Hoops hot-seat for several months following the resignation of Neil Lennon on February 24, and was the red-hot favourite with bookmakers to replace the Northern Irishman at Parkhead.
The 43-year-old has been fleetingly linked with every vacancy in the top flight after talks with the Parkhead side came to an end. Former Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez is on the verge of becoming the next manager of their city rivals Everton. The experienced Spaniard has been itching to get back to the English Premier League and the chance to succeed Carlo Ancelotti appears to be too tempting to resist.
Bournemouth are ready to swoop for Scott Parker if he elects to walk away from Fulham this week. Parker is in talks with Fulham about his future after the club were relegated from the Premier League last season. The former midfielder has been in charge at Craven Cottage since 2019 and achieved victory in the Championship play-offs the following year.
AFC Bournemouth goalkeeper Asmir Begovic has firmly established himself as the Cherries first-choice ‘keeper over the past 11 months. Having previously lost his place in the side after a drop in form, Begovic found himself out on loan firstly in Azerbaijan with Qarabag, before spending a few months in Italy playing 128 minutes for Italian giants AC Milan.
You had to Google him, didn’t you? Unlike seasoned, worldly-wise commentators like me, who knew all about Ange Postecoglou from his footballing exploits in Australia and Japan. Okay, I’m lying. I had to look him up too. Talk about left field.
Eddie Howe ‘got stage fright’ before his talks with Celtic broke down, Hoops legend Chris Sutton has claimed in his Daily Record column. The lowdown Former Bournemouth boss Howe held talks over the vacant manager’s role in March and remained Celtic’s number-one choice up to the end of May, when the move collapsed (via Sky Sports).
Crystal Palace must avoid former Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe this summer as they continue to search for Roy Hodgson’s successor. What’s the story? Former Hull City striker Dean Windass recently claimed the 43-year-old tactician would be an ideal fit for the Eagles as they embark on a new chapter in their history, but the capital club should think twice before doing so.
New Celtic manager Ange Postecoglou is reportedly set to target Brighton goalkeeper Mat Ryan as his first signing for the club. The 55-year-old was announced as the Hoops new boss earlier in the week and will replace Neil Lennon in the post. Lennon’s second stint in charge of the Celtic Park outfit lasted two years.
Everton have been scrambling for a new manager since Carlo Ancelotti's shock exit and it now looks like former Wolves boss Nuno could land the job with owner Farhad Moshiri finalising deal Everton are closing in on a deal to land Nuno Espirito Santo as their next manager. Toffees owner Farhad Moshiri believes he can secure the Portuguese boss and is looking to finalise an agreement.
Sky Sports journalist Anthony Joseph has recently talked about Ange Postecoglou’s potential backroom team at Celtic. Postecoglou has been appointed as the Celtic manager and the Australian has signed a 12-month rolling contract at the club. He is now in quarantine for ten days before he takes charge of the first team.
TalkSPORT pundit Simon Jordan has branded Eddie Howe a “coward” for not taking the managerial job at Celtic this summer. The former Bournemouth boss has been heavily linked with a move to Parkhead in recent weeks, but a deal to take him to Glasgow eventually collapsed and instead the Hoops sought to appoint ex-Australia manager Ange Postecoglou.
AFC Bournemouth have reportedly placed a price tag of £20million on the head of attacker Arnaut Danjuma. Domestically there is plenty of interest in the 24-year-old, who was signed in August 2019 by former AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe for a fee reported to be in the region of £14million from Club Brugge.
Sutton has praised his former club and their new manager following Postecoglou's appointment yesterday Celtic legend Chris Sutton has praised Ange Postecoglou for 'having the balls' to take on the top job at Parkhead. Postecoglou was appointed permanent Hoops manager on a 12-month rolling contract yesterday, following a drawn-out and protracted affair lasting several months.
Ange Postecoglou: Celtic manager says Yokohama F Marinos experience key following move to Scottish Premiership
Ange Postecoglou moves to Celtic Park after managing the Australia national team, Melbourne Victory, Brisbane Roar and most recently Yokohama F Marinos; the 55-year-old spent three-and-a-half years with the Japanese side in which he won the J1 League title 2:30 Ange Postecoglou has bid farewell to Yokohama F Marinos after being appointed as Celtic manager and says he can use the experience gained from his tenure at the Japanese club in his new role at Parkhead.
Dean Windass reckons that Eddie Howe would fit the bill at Crystal Palace but has questioned whether the location could prove a potential barrier. A brief spell at Burnley aside, the former Bournemouth boss has lived on the south coast for the best part of three decades as both a player and manager.