However Newcastle United manager Eddie Howe tested positive for COVID-19. With Jason Tyndall and Graeme Jones taking over as temporary replacements. 2 games against Brentford and Arsenal football team.
Newcastle United have confirmed. That new manager Eddie Howe will miss his first game in charge at home to Brentford on Saturday,20 November. Due to COVID-19 infection and at this time. He has been separated for 10 days to quarantine.
The 43-year-old has just been appointed as the new manager of the Magpies. Replacing the sacked Steve Bruce on Monday, November 8. With a contract to control the team at St James’ Park until 2024. But did not have time to start the official team’s first match. Must come to take a break from contracting the corona virus first.
Howe said in a statement on the club’s official website on Friday evening.
“I am very disappointed not to be with all of you at St James’ Park tomorrow. But it is very important to follow prevention and self-quarantine guidelines. I want to reassure everyone that i feel fine. And even if it’s unwelcome news. But it didn’t halt our preparations for important games. I am still in constant contact with the coaching team. And my players both tomorrow and during the week. And I know they will give everything on and off the pitch.”
During Howe’s quarantine. His staff, Jason Tyndall and Graeme Jones will take the lead temporarily. In addition to the open house game with the killer bee this weekend. The game also will be the visiting FC Emirates Stadium , the team ‘s Arsenal on Saturday, November 27, which will also be the assistant coach as well.
For Newcastle United are still looking for their first Premier League win of the season. After 11 games on the field, draw 5, lose 6, have 5 points, equal to Norwich City, the bottom team of the table. But the goal is better. So they are in the last runner-up. And have 5 points away from the team in the safe zone together.