'It's painful' but Eddie Howe is fired up for Bournemouth survival fight

30 June 2020 02:03
Relegation situation is ‘hurting’ Bournemouth’s manager who must beat Newcastle at home on Wednesday before tackling four of the Premier League’s top sevenEddie Howe is understandably reluctant to amplify the importance of Wednesday’s game at home to Newcastle but there is no getting away from the reality that Bournemouth are running out of time. They are sandwiched between West Ham and Aston Villa on goal difference, their Premier League status in serious jeopardy.“I am hurting from this situation,” Howe said. “I’m not going to lie, it’s painful, it’s consuming me, but I’m using all of those emotions to help direct the team in the way we need to go. There is no part of me that is feeling sorry for myself or despondent. It is a motivated, fully energised and fully focused manager that the players are getting to get results.” Related: Newcastle takeover saga close to resolution, Richard Masters tells MPs Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian