“It’s a nice honour to grow to be head coach of a membership with the stature and historical past of Newcastle United,” Howe stated within the assertion. “It’s a very proud day for me and my household.
“It is a fantastic alternative, however there’s additionally quite a lot of work forward of us and I’m desperate to get onto the coaching floor to start out working with the gamers.
“I wish to thank the membership’s house owners for this chance and thank the membership’s supporters for the unimaginable welcome they’ve already given me. I’m very excited to start our journey collectively,” Howe added.
Howe’s first recreation in cost will probably be on November 20 when Newcastle host newly-promoted Brentford at St. James’ Park.
It is the 43-year-old’s first managerial job since August 2020 when he left Bournemouth following the membership’s relegation from the English Premier League.
Howe spent 11 years as a participant at Bournemouth earlier than taking on the managerial reins of the membership.
Howe is just one of a handful of managers ever to steer their workforce by means of all three divisions to Premier League promotion.
‘He is a superb match for what we are attempting to construct right here’
Newcastle United co-owner Amanda Stavely stated: “Now we have been extremely impressed by Eddie by means of what has been a rigorous recruitment course of.
“In addition to his apparent achievements with AFC Bournemouth, the place he had a transformational impression, he’s a passionate and dynamic coach who has clear concepts about taking this workforce and membership ahead.
“He is a superb match for what we are attempting to construct right here. We’re delighted to welcome Eddie and his workers to St. James’ Park and really a lot stay up for working collectively in the direction of our collective ambitions.”
The Englishman is acquainted with Newcastle gamers Callum Wilson, Ryan Fraser and Matt Ritchie having labored with them throughout his time at Bournemouth.
Howe takes over a Newcastle aspect who discover themselves within the relegation zone and are the one workforce to not win a Premier League recreation this season.
The membership sit nineteenth within the desk on 5 factors — six off of security.