The former Cherries midfielder believes that if Chelsea, Spurs or Manchester United came calling for the young manager, Howe would find it hard to say no.
The Northern Irishman was appointed as the Bhoys' new boss on Friday.
Paul Merson has questioned England boss Roy Hodgson's decision to take only three centre-backs.
Glasgow Rangers face Hibernian at Hampden Park hoping to secure the third trophy of an incredible season at Ibrox.
Lille want the same price Aston Villa paid Nice for the left-back last summer.
Celtic chief executive Peter Lawwell has hailed new manager Brendan Rodgers
Ronald de Boer rates former Rangers teammate and current Ibrox star Kenny Miller highly.
Sunderland have had success from the French market over the past six months.
The former Liverpool manager was confirmed as Ronny Deila's replacement on Friday.
Paul Ince has also been chatting about the Tottenham Hotspur star.