Eddie Howe speaks out on Michael Edwards to Newcastle United rumours

Eddie Howe announced Newcastle boss

Earlier this week, former Bournemouth and Burnley boss Eddie Howe was announced as the new manager of Newcastle United, 2 weeks after the new owners parted ways with Steve Bruce.

They had previously chased Villareal boss Unai Emery, but the former Arsenal boss revealed that he had decided to remain with the Spanish outfit last week, leaving Eddie Howe as the main contender.

And, with an international break now once again upon us, Howe has plenty of time to work with his new players, even though speculation will undoubtedly swirl about who they are looking to sign in January.

Howe speaks out on Michael Edwards

Off the field, a technical director is certainly a position Newcastle could do with filling, and they have been linked with Liverpool man Michael Edwards. who earlier today announced he would be leaving Klopp’s side in the summer.

However, Howe was quick to play down those links when asked about it, saying:

“As far as I know, absolutely not – I know nothing about Michael Edwards’ future.

“He’s someone I hugely respect in the game and what he’s done for Liverpool, but my main focus since coming to Newcastle has been on the players who are currently in the team, not focused on January or other outside influences.”

Of course, Newcastle will be looking to strengthen in the coming years, but it does not seem like it will be with Michael Edwards at the helm.

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Premier League table

# Team MP D P
1 Chelsea FC 11 23 26
2 Manchester City 11 16 23
3 West Ham United 11 10 23
4 Liverpool FC 11 20 22
5 Arsenal FC 11 0 20
6 Manchester United 11 2 17
7 Brighton & Hove Albion 11 0 17
8 Wolverhampton Wanderers 11 -1 16
9 Tottenham Hotspur 11 -7 16
10 Crystal Palace 11 1 15
11 Everton FC 11 0 15
12 Leicester City 11 -2 15
13 Southampton FC 11 -2 14
14 Brentford FC 11 -1 12
15 Leeds United 11 -7 11
16 Aston Villa 11 -6 10
17 Watford FC 11 -7 10
18 Burnley FC 11 -6 8
19 Newcastle United 11 -12 5
20 Norwich City 11 -21 5
Player Team Goals
Salah, Mohamed Liverpool FC 10
Vardy, Jamie Leicester City 7
Antonio, Michail West Ham United 6
Mane, Sadio Liverpool FC 6
Raphinha Leeds United 5
Fernandes, Bruno Manchester United 4
James, Reece Chelsea FC 4
Smith-Rowe, Emile Arsenal FC 4
Gallagher, Conor Crystal Palace 4
Ronaldo, Cristiano Manchester United 4
Aubameyang, Pierre-Emerick Arsenal FC 4
Son, Heung Min Tottenham Hotspur 4
Zaha, Wilfried Crystal Palace 4
Firmino, Roberto Liverpool FC 4
Jota, Diogo Liverpool FC 4
Fornals, Pablo West Ham United 4
Wilson, Callum Newcastle United 4
Maupay, Neal Brighton & Hove Albion 4
Cornet, Maxwel Burnley FC 4
Hwang, Hee-chan Wolverhampton Wanderers 4

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