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Eddie Howe branded ‘a coward’ for turning down Celtic job as Simon Jordan says ex-Bournemouth supervisor ‘ought to have bitten somebody’s arm off’ for position


Simon Jordan has labelled Eddie Howe a ‘coward’ for not taking the Celtic job – however believes the membership’s days of touchdown a high-profile supervisor are lengthy gone.

The previous Crystal Palace proprietor was discussing the subject on Thursday following affirmation of Ange Postecoglou’s appointment at Parkhead.

Jordan believes Howe was a coward for not taking the Celtic job


Jordan believes Howe was a coward for not taking the Celtic job

Celtic’s prime goal Howe had agreed private phrases with the Scottish giants to succeed Neil Lennon within the hotseat.

However the transfer is essentially believed to have damaged down on account of points with assembling Howe’s prompt backroom crew.

Howe was additionally sad with the record of switch targets Celtic introduced him with, because the membership look to knock arch nemesis Rangers off the highest of Scottish soccer subsequent season.

And Jordan believes the ex-Bournemouth boss ought to have jumped on the likelihood of rebuilding his popularity at an enormous soccer membership like Celtic.

“I feel Eddie Howe ought to have run up there and I feel he’s a coward for not doing it,” the talkSPORT pundit instructed Jim White.

“Celtic received Brendan Rodgers when he was at a stage of his profession the place was going to rebuild as a result of his popularity had been demolished at Liverpool and folks have been ridiculing his achievements.

Howe was a frontrunner for the Celtic job but talks broke down


Howe was a frontrunner for the Celtic job however talks broke down

“He was outed at Liverpool and went to Celtic to rebuild his popularity and the primary alternative he’s received to get an even bigger job he’s gone to the Premier League to handle Leicester City.

“Eddie Howe ought to have gone to Celtic, he ought to have bitten the arm off to take that job as a result of it’s an enormous job with enormous alternative.

“I feel it was too massive for him and I feel he’s fairly cowardly for not taking it.”

Whereas Jordan talked up the stature of Celtic, he admitted he didn’t consider {that a} ‘prime drawer’ supervisor arriving on the membership was ever a risk.

After Howe seemingly turned the job down, followers are usually not pleased with the appointment of former Australia supervisor Postecoglou, who has left his position in command of Japanese membership Yokohama F. Marinos to take over in Glasgow.

However Jordan says a big-name appointment was by no means doubtless.

He added: “Undeniably, Celtic are a massive soccer membership with an infinite fanbase however that fanbase can solely be monetised to a sure degree.

“Their turnover as a soccer membership is round £50million to £70m- the typical Premier League soccer membership has a turnover in extra of £150m!

“You aren’t going to have the pull or the economics to drag these managers, these massive, massive title managers into Celtic.

“That’s why individuals like Eddie Howe, who’re peripheral Premier League managers, may need been listed, slightly than bona fide, prime drawer managers.”


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