Burnley announce their hunt for Eddie Howe's replacement

Burnley 'begin manager search'
© PA Photos
Burnley joint-chairmen John Banaszkiewicz and Mike Garlick announce that the search for Eddie Howe's replacement has begun, with former Bolton Wanderers boss Owen Coyle tipped to return to Turf Moor.

Burnley's joint-chairmen John Banaszkiewicz and Mike Garlick have confirmed that the process of finding manager Eddie Howe's replacement is already underway.

The Championship side announced earlier today that they had agreed a compensation fee with Bournemouth for Eddie Howe, who will return to the League One outfit after leaving Dean Court last year.

A joint statement was released, which said: "We are surprised and disappointed that Eddie is leaving a great club like Burnley so soon in the season.

"However, we understand that his decision reflects his personal circumstances rather than any matters at Burnley Football Club, be that supporters, the players or the board.

"We wish Eddie well in his future career and thank him for the hard work he has done at Burnley over the past 20 months. Eddie's sudden departure will not deter us from our plans and we are confident that the team will rally round while we seek his replacement - a search that has already begun."

Former Bolton Wanderers manager Owen Coyle is favourite to return to Burnley.

Eddie Howe
Read Next:
Burnley confirm Howe exit
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

1Manchester CityMan City23202167175062
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd23155348163250
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs23135546212544
8Leicester CityLeicester238783432231
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham2367102941-1225
12Crystal Palace2367102133-1225
14Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2366111939-2024
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2365122131-1023
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2358101729-1223
18Stoke CityStoke2355132350-2720
19West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom23310101830-1219
20Swansea CitySwansea2345141435-2117
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account