Supporters have expressed their thanks to Eddie Howe as the club's most successful ever manager departed the club.
Current and former players were quick to offer thanks to Howe across social media.
The man who believed in me and pushed me to be better every day, The man who gave me my dream of playing in the Premier League.— charlie daniels (@chazdaniels13) August 1, 2020
We achieved what many thought was impossible, What a journey!
Thank you for everything 🍒 pic.twitter.com/q0q6p9sGFE
Absolutely shocked and gutted by the news ... can’t thank him enough for giving me the opportunity to play in the premier league and for giving me the platform to grow as a person and as a player! I wish you all the best in the future gaffer 😕❤️ pic.twitter.com/Fx7u3uRBD2— Chris Mepham (@c_meps) August 1, 2020
When someone grows up with your club as Eddie has you believe they’ll always be part of what you do. An exemplary manager & true inspiration for what can be achieved on journey from player to manager. Eddie’s been a credit to @afcbournemouth & will always make them proud #legend https://t.co/m4lzSkSmV3— Luther Blissett (@LBliss8) August 1, 2020
Thank you for everything gaffa🙏🏾🙏🏾 pic.twitter.com/8vumcGFK8x— Nathan Aké (@NathanAke) August 2, 2020
- My Team mate— Fletch (@SteveFletcher33) August 1, 2020
- My Friend
- My boss
Forever thankful for everything you’ve done for me over the past 5 years Gaffer! You’ve helped me achieve my dreams and I’m proud to have played a part in an amazing journey for you! Some great memories that will never forget. Good luck on your next chapter ❤️🖤 pic.twitter.com/TGCzQ9g1Fe— Callum Wilson (@CallumWilson) August 2, 2020
Supporters were also wanting to give their appreciation to Howe.
Eddie Howe’s legacy will always be that he gave AFC Bournemouth the best ever times.— Damian Scott (@djbs) August 1, 2020
An incredible journey with a unique connection between manager, players, fans and the club.
The classiest person in every sense.
Thank you Eddie.
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