Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe has left the club by mutual consent.

The Cherries, who were relegated from the Premier League this season, announced the news on social media on Saturday.

“Eddie Howe has left #afcb by mutual consent,” a Tweet read. “It’s been an unbelievable journey, thank you so much for the memories Eddie.”

Howe said: “Having spent a total of 25 years with the club as both a player and a manager this decision is one of the hardest I’ve ever had to make… Now is the right time for the club to go in a new direction.”

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