Former Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Jermaine Jenas suggested on MOTD2 Extra on BBC Two on Sunday afternoon (broadcast from 12:15pm, April 24) a problem that Everton could face if they appoint Eddie Howe as their manager in the summer.
According to a recent report in The Sun, Bournemouth boss Howe is a candidate to replace Martinez as the Everton manager at the end of the season should the Spaniard be sacked.
The Spaniard has been criticised for not adapting his attacking style of football, with his team conceding far too many goals that they should.
Jenas has suggested that Everton could face a similar problem regarding not changing philosophy if they appoint Howe.
“He also is a manager who likes to play in a certain way, has his own philosophy that he sticks to,” said the former Nottingham Forest and Queens Park Rangers midfielder on MOTD2 Extra on BBC Two on Sunday afternoon (broadcast from 12:15pm, April 24) about Howe. “If that is an issue, then it would be another problem for those Everton fans.”
Howe is one of the best young managers in England at the moment, and he has done a remarkable job at Bournemouth.
The Cherries have retained their Premier League status for next season and have also played good football.
Bournemouth have had injuries this season and have also dropped points in matches they should not have, but Howe has not changed his philosophy of playing attacking football.
Jenas is right in suggesting that Everton could have a similar problem next season if the Englishman is given the job.