Eddie Howe should be in contention for manager of the year alongside Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp, according to Newcastle star Dan Burn.
Since being appointed as the Magpies boss in November 2021, the former Bournemouth manager has done an incredible job at the club in helping them steer clear of relegation.
When he was appointed, Newcastle were rooted to the bottom of the Premier League table, and had not won a single match after 12 games.
They had just five points and were facing relegation to the Championship for the third time since 2009.
But the work Howe has done on the training pitch has allayed those fears.
They are now looking up the table rather than worrying about what’s behind them having reached the magical 40 point mark.
To highlight the job Howe has done at St. James Park, for the first time since 2004 under Sir Bobby Robson, Newcastle have won six consecutive league games.
And because of that, Burn believes he deserves to compared to the Liverpool and Manchester City bosses, and be in the reckoning for Manager of the Season.
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He said: “Yes, I agree with those who say he is a real contender when you see what he has done.
“When you come in and turn it around the way he has, just the mentality, the way we train, the sense of real togetherness he has brought, photos after winning games, just little things like that… It has brought the fans and the players closer together. We are all pulling in the same direction.
“You have the likes of Klopp and Guardiola,…
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