Eddie Howe

Sir_Walt’s_Slippers

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Would be happy if no-one is announced until the Summer TBH. Between the Euros and an early start for their euro quals theres not a great deal of time for them to work with.
 

DaveL

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A poster on KDS has asked what Liewells son's role is in regards to Harkins and if he would be in line for a promotion should Harkins leaves for the tims.
I think he's alluding to the fact that Howe wanting his own guy in place instead of Harkins means Liewell's son doesn't get bumped if Harkins doesn't leave because of this.
Too far fetched? Probably.
 

True Blue

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Would've been great to see Howe arriving at Sharkhead with his Churchill bust, and Union flag tablecloth, and watching some random alcoholic tramp picking up a Heras fence and launching it at him. Silly boy Eddie, if you're even thinking of leading a vile club like them.

Could well be that he has become aware of their unsavoury background and has since gone decidedly cool on them.
 
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ShieldhallBear

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Record Sport understands the negotiations have hit several stumbling blocks over Howe’s hopes to have his own backroom team alongside him, as well as Bournemouth’s Richard Hughes brought in as director of football. -

The tramps probably insisting on keeping the current coaching staff as well as saying no to letting him pick the DOF. I don’t understand why people say he wouldn’t sign till summer anyway. He could sign on the dotted line now then have a hands off, sit in the stand role til summer, make a plan for moving forward, look for strengths and weaknesses with his own eyes etc.

He will be using this as a negotiation tool and letting them know if he doesn’t get what he wants he can go elsewhere. Hardly that feeling in your stomach feeling Gerrard talks about when we came in for him.
 

AndyWebsterLoyal

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Got to remember that we got turned down by a loser and it turned out to be the best thing that happened to us.
We got turned down by a shitebag who wanted to stay in his safety blanket of the sheep shaggers. They might grt turned down for someone taking an EPL job. Slight difference.
 

cooperman

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From the Record:

Celtic are being made to sweat over Eddie Howe after the in-demand manager’s camp insisted a deal to take him to Parkhead was still way off.

The Hoops had hoped to have the former Bournemouth boss on board this week with a view to taking charge of the side for next season.

But Howe’s representatives are playing hardball and insisting nothing has been agreed as yet and talk of a move already being in place has been branded extremely premature.

Celtic are hoping to persuade the 43-year-old to Parkhead but they face a fight for his services – with Crystal Palace still a possible option and Newcastle United also strongly linked.

A representative for Howe told Sky Sports: “There has been significant interest in Eddie from a number of clubs. However, talks of any deal being close are extremely premature. His plan remains to not return to management until the summer at the earliest.”

Record Sport understands the negotiations have hit several stumbling blocks over Howe’s hopes to have his own backroom team alongside him, as well as Bournemouth’s Richard Hughes brought in as director of football.

Celtic are currently going through a revamp behind the scenes with Dominic McKaybringing forward his arrival as chief executive three months with the former rugby boss now due to check in next week.

The Hoops had hoped speeding up the restructuring could push along the bid to land their no.1 managerial target.
if that's true, then it's no gonna give him much time to get them ready for the CL qualifiers, as they've got a poop load of stuff they need to sort out
 

Bobans27

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Record Sport understands the negotiations have hit several stumbling blocks over Howe’s hopes to have his own backroom team alongside him, as well as Bournemouth’s Richard Hughes brought in as director of football. -

The tramps probably insisting on keeping the current coaching staff as well as saying no to letting him pick the DOF. I don’t understand why people say he wouldn’t sign till summer anyway. He could sign on the dotted line now then have a hands off, sit in the stand role til summer, make a plan for moving forward, look for strengths and weaknesses with his own eyes etc.

He will be using this as a negotiation tool and letting them know if he doesn’t get what he wants he can go elsewhere. Hardly that feeling in your stomach feeling Gerrard talks about when we came in for him.
To be honest, the manager shouldn’t be picking the DOF...but Eddie Howe absolutely should insist for his man to come with him.
 

Southsideblueblood

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Record Sport understands the negotiations have hit several stumbling blocks over Howe’s hopes to have his own backroom team alongside him, as well as Bournemouth’s Richard Hughes brought in as director of football. -

The tramps probably insisting on keeping the current coaching staff as well as saying no to letting him pick the DOF. I don’t understand why people say he wouldn’t sign till summer anyway. He could sign on the dotted line now then have a hands off, sit in the stand role til summer, make a plan for moving forward, look for strengths and weaknesses with his own eyes etc.

He will be using this as a negotiation tool and letting them know if he doesn’t get what he wants he can go elsewhere. Hardly that feeling in your stomach feeling Gerrard talks about when we came in for him.
You don't negotiate in public unless you want others to know about it.
 

ShieldhallBear

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To be honest, the manager shouldn’t be picking the DOF...but Eddie Howe absolutely should insist for his man to come with him.
Totally agree they’d be right to tell him no to his own DOF, because when he inevitably fails and leaves he would then take the DOF with him which would be the opposite of the point. Hopefully neither of them budge and nothing moves until late summer as it leaves very little time for a massive turnaround.
 

cooprfc

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We got turned down by a shitebag who wanted to stay in his safety blanket of the sheep shaggers. They might grt turned down for someone taking an EPL job. Slight difference.

Your post doesn't paint Rangers in the best light.

The point is that just because someone turns someone down, the next in line isn't automatically worse.
 

Cheech

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I was surprised Howe would even consider Celtic to begin with.

Unless being offered a really big transfer kitty then the job is huge. Every signing must be right for them as they are replacing key players. It is basically a huge gamble for anyone to come in and have some real confidence they can do that. Especially when its a manger who has already built a reputation elsewhere.

It was the same for us pre Gerrard. We needed someone who could come in and maybe not take a title straight a way but instead year on year improve us. If we had grabbed an experienced manager we would have never given him the time. It was not only a masterstroke but great luck that someone like Gerrard was around. It took a handful of interviews to know he was 100% the man for it.
 

Wilkinsvolley

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For eddie howe,read mo johnston 89....they're spinning the tale of having him agreed in principal,when there are other seriously interested parties in signing him....they'll be left with egg on their faces again.
They’re still desperately trying to lick the MoJo egg off their ears.
 

Disco Deejay

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Celtc Board: "Congratulations Eddie, we'd like to offer you the job. However, our best 3 players don't want to be here, so they will be leaving at the end of the season and we are a bit skint, so we can only let you spend half of what we bring in. Well, when we say "half", that's obviously half of what we have left after we give PSG their 40% cut of whatever we get for Edouard. And when we say "let you spend", that's just a figure of speech. We're bringing in some Irish guy from Man City to make the signings and we can get Shane Duffy for free, as he's out of contract, so the future is bright. But don't ever make the mistake of saying "the future is orange". The only time we use that word here is when it is followed by "bastards". As in "How come they Orange Bastards have beat us again?"

Howe: Eh, let me think about it. Don't bother calling me, I'll call you.
 

ForGodForCountryForever

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It sounds like Howe isn't interesting in keeping the likes of Brave John
He must have dodgy pictures of someone there. If they rate him so highly why not give him the job?

Utterly bizarre to be so desperate to keep a Coaching Assistant through so many managers, especially when hes never done anything particularly outstanding.

Its no surprise they have used the hack media to suggest Howe is desperate to take the job, minus a few small details (like actually wanting to take the job).
 

Macky1986

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Celtic are right to tell him he isnt picking his Director of Football, the whole point in one is that the DOF stays when a manager leaves and keeps continuity. If it true however that they wont let him bring his own backroom team then that is hilarious and the fans will be absolutely raging as the majority want shot of Kennedy and Strachan.
 

sprally

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Probably insisting Kennedy has to stay for some bizarre reason.
Howe is now saying, I’ll wait until the summer to make my mind up.
In other words, fook aff I’m sure an EPL job will be available.
 

So Mote It Be

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Howe knows he’s going to need one hell of a transfer budget if they are to challenge next season.

Likely he’s been told his biscuit tin will be dependent on income from offloading some of the current squad.

He’s literally got to hit the ground running, have a fire-sale of underperforming/overpaid duds before he can build his own squad.

They’ll be looking for a manager prepared to work under those tight constraints.
 

LarkfiedLoyalNS

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Smoke and mirrors for Dermot to step in and "get his man" splashed across every red top with Howe elevated to Pep status.

Like a book.

That’s it they’ll be wanting to try and steal the headlines win we officially lift the trophy and if we win the Scottish cup tie.

He will not sign until either of them but will defo be their manager IMO.
 

Big Negri

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He’s obviously been told he can’t bring his own men in and this is a tactic to try and force their hand
He’s obviously waiting to see what EPL jobs come up between now and the end of the season. Could be waiting to see if one of the clubs stay up before he joins. I’d say the tims are about third choice at the moment. This would be the icing on the cake if they dont get him. Still don’t know what all the fuss is over him.
 
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