Eddie Howe has been appointed Newcastle United’s new supervisor forward of their conflict against Arsenal later this month. The Magpies have endured a torrid begin to the season, failing to win a single Premier League match – the one aspect within the English top-flight but to record a league victory. Their present run of kind leaves them sitting nineteenth within the present standings as former head coach Steve Bruce was relieved of his duties final month as a consequence of their droop in kind. Now, former Bournemouth coach Howe has changed Bruce within the managerial hot-seat, together with his first away recreation coming on the Emirates Stadium in lower than three weeks time.
The 43-year-old has struggled when dealing with Arsenal as a supervisor prior to now, profitable simply as soon as throughout 11 conferences. That win got here throughout Arsene Wenger’s last season in north London as objectives from Jordan Ibe and Callum Wilson secured a 2-1 win on the Vitality Stadium again in January 2018. Howe has additionally drawn with the Gunners twice, with essentially the most memorable stalemate coming 12 months prior as Wenger’s aspect got here again from 3-0 down, scoring three objectives within the final 20 minutes, together with a controversial Olivier Giroud equaliser within the 92nd minute. Arsenal gained the opposite eight encounters against Howe’s Cherries and so they have additionally loved a high quality current record against his new employers, profitable the final seven conferences with the Tyneside-based membership in all competitions. Before then Mikel Arteta’s aspect journey to Anfield to face off against Liverpool, who they’re at the moment simply two factors behind after the Reds misplaced 3-2 to West Ham United over the weekend.