Former Tottenham Hotspur star Graham Roberts has told The Transfer Tavern that Eddie Howe has next to no chance of becoming the club’s next manager.
The former Bournemouth boss is currently out of work, having left the Cherries after their relegation to the Championship in 2020.
He has been heavily linked with the Celtic job, and he could well be heading north of the border in the coming months.
Is Howe to Celtic still on?
Still, he has been touted as a potential appointment for Spurs as they look to replace Mourinho, who was sacked last week.
It remains to be seen if the club would consider Howe a big enough name, given that he has been out of work for some time, and has never managed a so-called big club.
Indeed, throughout his career, he has managed Bournemouth in all but one season as a manager, when he took over at Burnley for the 2011/12 season.
Roberts was asked about the prospect of Howe joining the club and told TT: “No, not for me. I think he had a chance at Burnley and he never took that.
“I think Bournemouth was his team, he got brought up there, he could do what he liked there. Running a top six club is totally different.
“For me I think it’ll be too much because he’s been out of a job now for a year.
“It looks like Celtic are going to take him, but for me I just don’t see Eddie Howe as the big name the club want to take them forward.”
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