Former Luton Town manager, Graeme Jones has been appointed Newcastle United assistant manager, as he set to help Steve Bruce at the St James’s Park.
The 50-year-old English manager had initially spent his managerial stint with Luton Town for about a year and left for Bournemouth in April 2020 before he was named the Newcastle assistant coach to Steve Bruce, who is the club manager
According to him, he said he was very proud to be at the club
“I’m proud to be here at the team I supported as a boy, and all of my life,” Jone said according to the club website
“During my playing and coaching career, it has always been the first result I would look for after my own.” He narrated his experience.
The English manager emphasized on his chance will be an opportunity to turn things around at the club
“Now, I’ve hopefully got a chance to have a direct influence on results and the future of the football club, which is something I’m very excited about.”
Meanwhile, head coach Steve Bruce has expressed his happiness on the incoming manager, tagging him as an experienced and passionate person.
“I’m delighted to welcome Graeme on board,” Steve said.
“He is vastly experienced and I could tell speaking to him that he is hugely passionate about the club and very keen to join us.” He added.
“He is from here but has been away for 35 years so the opportunity to come in and give us a hand is one he has jumped at.”
However, Bournemouth has shown their gratitude to Jones for the effort he has put into the team before his departure.
“The club would like to thank Graeme for his hard work while with the Cherries and wish him all the best in his future in the game.” the statement read according to the club website.
Jones will go to help the Steve Bruce led side who are facing crises, as the club are seated in the sixteenth position in the Premier League table. They will face Everton next Saturday.