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Bournemouth boss in line for bumper new deal

Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe is set to sign a bumper new deal which will see him become one of the best paid managers in The Premier League.

The 40-year old who is in his second spell in charge of the South Coast club has long been touted with a move to a bigger club, having now only secured promotion to the Premier League but also consolidated their position there, with the club consistently punching above its weight in terms of budget and resources.

Now with his current contract set to expire, and more money trickling down to the club from TV revenues, Howe finds himself in a strong position when it comes to negotiating a new deal, which The Daily Mirror reports, could be worth as much as £4 million a year.

For their part, Bournemouth will likely insert a clause that will entitle them to hefty compensation should any rival club want to tempt Howe away from the Vitality Stadium.

Andy is an exiled English football fan living in Cyprus. He loves all sports but football is his abiding passion, and he still has dreams every now and then about scoring the winning goal in a Wembley Cup Final, even though his playing days are long gone. He follows most major leagues, across Europe at least, and has a favoured team in each. When he’s not watching, listening, reading or downloading podcasts about football, he spend his time worrying about his beloved Arsenal.