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Clarets Confirm 'Unwanted' Approach

11 October 2012

No agreement reached with Bournemouth for Howe

Burnley Football Club can confirm that they have tonight received an “unwanted” approach for manager Eddie Howe from former club Bournemouth.

However, no permission has been given to the League One side to talk to Howe.

Chief executive Lee Hoos said in a statement: “Bournemouth have made an unsolicited and unwanted approach for manager Eddie Howe.

“Burnley Football Club would like to stress that no agreement has been reached and Eddie Howe is still Burnley manager.

“No permission has been granted for Bournemouth to speak to Eddie.”

Howe, who joined the Clarets from Bournemouth in January, 2011 and has a contract running until June, 2014, took training with Burnley’s first-team squad at Gawthorpe on Thursday morning.

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