Howe insists Bournemouth deserve credit for the way they have responded to several high-profile injuries on their way to Premier League survival.
Manchester City were knocked out at the semi final stage by Real Madrid on Wednesday.
West Ham United are due to face Manchester United at Upton Park next week.
The Frechman looks set to leave Arsenal this summer.
Spurs have been fighting for the Premier League title this season.
The Liverpool striker has been linked with an exit this summer.
The Fulham owned winger is being heavily linked with a move to Rangers.
Sheffield Wednesday can only finish sixth in the Championship, whatever happens.
The Irish midfielder believes that O'Neill could do well at Everton.
Newcastle United loanee Seydou Doumbia had been touted as a Leicester target.