Eddie Howe has labored wonders at Newcastle United in a comparatively brief area of time, and the Toon Military would’ve been incandescent if the previous Bournemouth man determined to throw his hat into the ring for the England supervisor’s job when Gareth Southgate vacates.
That’s anticipated to be as quickly as the tip of Euro 2024, until the Three Lions win their first main title for the reason that 1966 World Cup, during which case Southgate will certainly discover it a lot tougher to stroll away.
Thankfully for anybody of a Magpies persuasion, Howe goes nowhere in response to The Telegraph (subscription required).
By successfully ruling himself out of that specific race, it solely leaves two standout candidates.
A type of is Nottingham Forest’s 43-year-old supervisor, Steve Cooper, who labored efficiently at numerous England youth ranges between 2014 and 2019, earlier than taking over his first membership managerial publish at Swansea – the pre-cursor to his appointment at Forest.
The opposite candidate named by The Telegraph is ex-Chelsea man, Graham Potter.
As he’s not taken up any function since he was sacked by the Blues through the season, any method from the FA may very well be handled swiftly someway.
That may absolutely be a desire for all involved, because the final issues Southgate would need is for something to distract from the subsequent stage of England’s everlasting quest on the pitch.