Journalists were even cooked bacon sandwiches before one last season, so early was it held.
On another occasion, Howe wanted to hold a press conference on Christmas Day – because he was so superstitious that he didn’t want to change his weekly routine.
Arsene Wenger, too, will be unaffected. He almost always holds them early on Fridays.
But it has forced some Premier League bosses to change the way they work.
During his time at Chelsea, Jose Mourinho often held his press conferences later than managers he’s due up against.