Bournemouth have introduced the appointment of Scott Parker as their new head coach on a three-year deal on the identical day the ex-England midfielder’s departure from Fulham was confirmed.
Parker had managed the west London aspect for the reason that latter phases of the 2018/19 season, bringing the membership straight again as much as the Premier League following relegation in that marketing campaign.
Nevertheless, Parker was unable to forestall the Whites from a second relegation in three seasons final time period, regardless of some eye-catching soccer.
And after prolonged with membership hierarchy, Parker’s contract was mutually terminated which paved the best way for him to take over on the Vitality Stadium.
“I imagine that is the right match for each events,” Parker informed afcbTV.
“I’m accustomed to Bournemouth due to my relationship with Harry Arter. It’s a soccer membership I do know effectively from watching him over time.
“The ethos, the popularity, the journey and the problem right here is one thing that’s very thrilling for me and my workers.
“We need to construct a workforce the followers will be pleased with and one they really feel represents them. We are able to’t wait to get began.”
In the meantime, Fulham chairman, Shahid Khan, stated on Parker’s departure: “By means of promotion and relegation alike, Scott has at all times loved my assist as our Head Coach.
“Scott’s departure does nothing to shake my confidence, nonetheless.
“We are going to rent a brand new Head Coach who’s able to attaining our aim of promotion and shall be dedicated to Fulham and its supporters.
“And we’ll subject a squad that can reply, compete and win. Onward.”
Bournemouth had held a long-standing curiosity in Parker courting again to when Eddie Howe left the membership on the finish of the 2019/2020 season.
The Championship outfit confirmed on Sunday that interim boss Jonathan Woodgate, and first-team coach Joe Jordan, would depart the membership when their contracts expire.