Home Scottish Premiership Eddie Howe ‘plotting reunion with Josh King if he takes over as Celtic manager’

Eddie Howe ‘plotting reunion with Josh King if he takes over as Celtic manager’

by Football Frenzied

Everton forward Josh King ‘could leave Goodison Park after just SIX MONTHS with his former Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe plotting a reunion with the striker if he takes over at Celtic’

  • Eddie Howe wants Josh King to snub the Premier League and join him at Celtic
  • The Norwegian international has endured a frustrated time at Everton so far
  • King is yet to start a game and could leave on a free transfer in the summer

Eddie Howe reportedly wants a reunion with Josh King by making the Everton striker his first signing as Celtic boss.

The incoming Hoops boss has identified the former Bournemouth hitman as a replacement for the unsettled Odsonne Edouard.

The Norwegian international has endured a frustrated time at Goodison Park after joining the Toffees on deadline day in January.

Eddie Howe (right) wants Josh King (left) to snub the Premier League and join him at Celtic

King is yet to start a game for the Toffees and he could leave the club on a free transfer at the end of the season.

However, The Scottish Sun claim Howe wants King to spearhead his challenge to champions Rangers in the Scottish Premiership next season.  

He reached double figures in goals scored in two Premier League seasons under Howe at Bournemouth and forged a prolific partnership with Callum Wilson. 

King was linked with a dream return to Manchester United in January 2020 but the Cherries rejected a bid of around £20million from Old Trafford. 

The 29-year-old striker has endured a frustrated time since joining Everton on deadline day

The 29-year-old striker has endured a frustrated time since joining Everton on deadline day

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Source: DailyMail

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