Report: Eddie Howe to snub Southampton chance

Bournemouth's Eddie Howe applauds fans after the game

Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe is reportedly a candidate to succeed Everton-linked Ronald Koeman at Southampton.

Bournemouth's Eddie Howe applauds fans after the game

Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe is not interested in replacing Ronald Koeman at Southampton, according to The Mirror.

It has been reported that Howe is one of the main candidates to replace Koeman as the Southampton manager should the Dutchman leave for Everton this summer.

Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe before the game

The Saints are reportedly in talks with the Toffees over a compensation deal for Koeman.

The Mirror has claimed that Howe is a candidate to take the managerial job at St. Mary’s Stadium.

However, it has also been reported that the Bournemouth boss does not plan to leave his current role this summer.

“Howe has full control on everything that happens at Dean Court, which he would be forced to relinquish if he joined Saints,” adds the report in The Mirror.

Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe acknowledges fans after the game

Should Eddie Howe leave for Southampton?

Howe is one of the most talented and promising young managers in England.

The Englishman has done a remarkable job with Bournemouth, who will feature in the Premier League next season after staving off relegation to the Championship at the end of the 2015-16 campaign.

While Southampton are a bigger club than the Cherries, Howe knows how things work at the Vitality Stadium and has control over many aspects.

Howe seems settled at Bournemouth, and it would be best for him if he remains at the Cherries for one more season at least before deciding his next step.

Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe and players applaud the fans at the end of the game

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