Newcastle United and Howe are a good match – Former Premier League star Ba

The Magpies moved to sign the former Bournemouth boss as their new manager on a two-and-a-half-year deal on Monday

Former Senegal striker Demba Ba sees Eddie Howe as "a really good fit" for Newcastle United following his appointment by the club on Monday.

Howe, who left the Premier League in 2020 following Bournemouth's drop to the Championship, has returned to the English top-flight on a deal that will run through till 2024.

He succeeds Steve Bruce, who was sacked on October 20 because of the Magpies’ poor run of results.