Eddie Howe ‘could be confirmed THIS WEEK as Celtic’s manager … but won’t start the job until June’ as the former Bournemouth boss gets closer on a return to the dugout
- Celtic are hoping to confirm Eddie Howe as their new boss by the end of the week
- However, the former Bournemouth manager could start the job at Celtic in June
- Howe also insists that Richard Hughes take over the position of football director
Celtic hopes to confirm Eddie Howe as their new manager by the end of this week the sun.
The former Bournemouth boss may not start the job until June, as the Scottish side appears to be approaching Neil Lennon’s successor.
Howe and the football club have no plans to rush the final stages of their negotiations, and an official announcement is likely to take place later in the week.
Celtic are hoping to confirm Eddie Howe as their new manager by the end of this week
The former Bournemouth boss may not start with Celtic until June if he’s flexible
He has verbally agreed to the job offer to take over Celtic Park in time for next season.
The 43-year-old wants certain guarantees before officially taking over as reign in Scotland and tries to lure his former Cherries teammates Richard Hughes away from his current role on the south coast.
Celtic would also be looking for a new football director and head of recruiting – and Howe hopes Hughes will be considered for the director role as he approaches a new job in the dugout.
The Hoops would be open to the idea that Hughes would take the trip north with Howe, according to the report, but it would mean they would have to go back to the drawing board amid their current plans to overhaul their boardroom.
Howe (pictured) also insists that Richard Hughes be appointed as director of football
Manchester City’s Fergal Harkin has a shot at the position and Howe’s question has complicated matters.
However, Celtic remain confident they can make a deal with Howe, who led the Cherries from League Two to the Premier League.
After leaving his role at Bournemouth following relegation back to the championship, Howe pledged to take a full year away from the game to spend time with his family – and Celtic are willing to allow him to take that full year off. before he officially makes it to the match. Action.
They are reportedly willing to give him the option to start his job in the hot-seat at the start of the preseason and he can use the extra time to make plans for a remodel at the club.