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Newcastle will turn their attention to Bournemouth Eddie Howe

Newcastle will turn their attention to former Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe after Villarreal boss Unai Emery turned down an offer.

Previously, Emery and Howe’s names were two of Newcastle’s most likely options, so when the Spaniard turned down the chance to manage at St James’ Park, had to Newcastle. turn to the British coach According to ufabet , Newcastle have opened talks with Emery and are optimistic. 

But in the end, Villarreal, with a release clause of €6 million, is concerned about his vision of building a long-term team. Because the structure of the club without a director of football For this reason, Howe was the second choice. 

It became the main goal that Newcastle hastily to close the negotiations as soon as possible. Because originally hoping to appoint a new head coach within this week. To keep up with the team’s first game against Brighton and Hove Albion on Saturday. But it looks like it might be difficult.

Eddie Howe is now the bookies’ favourite to land the Newcastle job. After Unai Emery rejected the chance to lead the team into a new era under their Saudi-led owners.

Emery held talks over taking over at St James’ Park and was interested in the role but has made a U-turn – putting out a statement declaring he is happy at Villarreal – forcing Newcastle to look elsewhere. 

And former Bournemouth boss Howe looks to be leading the way, with Betfair backing him as the 8/15 favourite. He has been without a football club since departing the Vitality Stadium in 2020 following the Cherries’ relegation.