AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe has reiterated that he does not want to leave Dean Court, following speculation linking him with the vacant managerial position at Newcastle United.
Howe has been one of a host of names mentioned as potential candidates for the job at Newcastle, following Alan Pardew’s decision to leave the North East for Crystal Palace.
The Newcastle Chronicle names Howe on a seven man shortlist which also includes Christophe Galtier, Thomas Tuchel, Rémi Garde, Steve McClaren, Glenn Hoddle and Paul Clement.
But Howe has joined Derby County manager Steve McClaren in ruling himself out of the job, declaring that he has no interest in managing anyone else.
Howe told talkSPORT…
‘It’s flattering, I am not going to say that you don’t want to be linked with jobs because I think if you are not linked with jobs you are not winning games – so I will take that for winning games.
‘But I have no interest in any other jobs bar this one. I don’t listen to speculation or what the media say, it is very much about the day-to-day running of this football club. I love doing the job here and I am focussed on our next game on Saturday.’
‘The overall aim is to get there (promotion to the Premier League), I have never set targets, I have never said we are going to achieve anything, you just have to prove it.
‘We are still in the middle of a busy period of games and we will see where that leads us…
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