“It’s a nice honour to turn into 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.
“This can be a great alternative, however there’s additionally plenty of work forward of us and I’m desirous to get onto the coaching floor to begin working with the gamers.
“I wish to thank the membership’s homeowners for this chance and thank the membership’s supporters for the unbelievable welcome they’ve already given me. I’m very excited to start our journey collectively,” Howe added.
Howe’s first recreation in cost might 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 up the managerial reins of the membership.
Howe is just one of a handful of managers ever to guide their workforce by all three divisions to Premier League promotion.
‘He is a good match for what we are attempting to construct right here’
Newcastle United co-owner Amanda Stavely stated: “We have now been extremely impressed by Eddie by what has been a rigorous recruitment course of.
“In addition to his apparent achievements with AFC Bournemouth, the place he had a transformational influence, he’s a passionate and dynamic coach who has clear concepts about taking this workforce and membership ahead.
“He is a good 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 look ahead to working collectively in 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.