‘It’s a great feeling’ - Eddie Howe hails the support of Newcastle United owners after Aston Villa victory

Eddie Howe was keen to share the 1-0 victory over Aston Villa with the club’s owners.

Eddie Howe heaped praise on Newcastle United’s owners following the 1-0 victory over Aston Villa.

The Magpies opened up a four-point advantage over the Premier League relegation places with a third consecutive top-flight win.

Another Kieran Trippier free-kick in the first-half handed United a precious three points before the right-back underwent an x-ray on a possible broken foot.

While Newcastle await an update on Trippier, it did not derail their celebrations at full-time, not least the club’s owner.

Indeed, directors Mehrdad Ghodoussi and Jamie Reuben both voiced their delight on social media.

‘It’s a great feeling’ - Eddie Howe on owners’ support

And when asked by NewcastleWorld about the support of the owners, Howe said: “I don’t think the support from the owners has changed in any way, whether we win, lose or draw.

“That’s the biggest compliment I can pay them. Their consistency towards us and trying to help us, they’ve been brilliant to work with from day one.

“We’ve built up a good relationship in terms of trust between each other and knowing my intentions, as their intentions are, is to do the very best for Newcastle United.

“Every day we’re working as hard as we can for the benefit of the team.

“It does mean a lot to share success with those people around you to create that team above you as well as below you is hugely satisfying.

“It’s a great feeling.”

Eddie Howe on the next game

Newcastle travel to West Ham United on Saturday with the chance to make it four consecutive wins.

Howe added: “I am allowing myself to look at the next game, that’s all I can do.

“It is amazing how quickly the questions and the mood can change. Internally we have stayed very calm and focussed on what we are trying to deliver.

“I think we have worked really hard with the players on the training ground to improve aspects of the team. Nothing is going to derail me from that process.

“It is all about hard work and making sure we hit those levels of intensity we have in the last few games.

“Our out-of-possession play, our organisation has been very good. We need that to continue. We need to show we are consistent with our work.”