Bournemouth head coach Eddie Howe has left his role as the club’s head coach following their relegation from Premier league.

Eddie led the club to Premier league promotions in for the first in the club’s history in 2015. The 41 years old tactician is leaving the club on a mutual concent saying it is the most difficult decision he has ever taken in his life.

Although the affection and love I have for this football club will always remain, we collectively feel that now is the right time for the club to go in a new direction,” he said, in an open letter to the club’s supporters.

Bournemouth will always be in my heart, but I firmly believe that now is the right time for the club to have a change. “I have always ensured that every decision I have ever made as manager has been in the best interests of the club and its supporters, and this is no different.

By his departure, Eddie will end his 25 years association with the Cheeries both as a player and as a Coach. He made more than 300 appearances for the club as a player and as a coach he managed them in over 450 games including in there highest ever the league finish of 9th position in 2017.