The Premier League has been blessed with some spectacular managers in the past. From Alex Ferguson and Arsene Wenger to Bobby Robson and Jose Mourinho. English football fans have seen it all. These managers broke records and won dozens of major trophies in the process, but how are their successors faring?
Bonusbets.com suggests that the current crop of Premier League managers are some of the best around. Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp get most of the credit because of their stellar track records. However, let’s not forget about managers like Eddie Howe and Brendan Rodgers who don’t have huge squads and transfer budgets.
During this guide, we’ll weigh up some of the Premier Leagues best managers. We have plenty of statistics and achievements to discuss, so let’s get down to business.
Pep Guardiola (Manchester City)
Pep is one of the most talented managers in world football. The Spaniard led Manchester City to a historic domestic treble last season. We wouldn’t rule the possibility of it happening again out before his tenure comes to an end. Guardiola is tactically astute and has a knack for developing young players. Raheem Sterling is a prime example of that.
Having said that, the former Barcelona manager has had huge transfer budgets at every club he has managed. However, that’s the modern game. We won’t take anything away from his achievements because he’s the best manager on the planet right now. If he can lead Manchester City to their first Champions League title, he’ll go down as the greatest manager in the club’s history.
Jurgen Klopp (Liverpool)
Liverpool’s manager is the epitome of passion and enthusiasm. Jurgen Klopp breathes football and it’s clear for everyone to see. The German wrote his name into the history books when he delivered the Red’s sixth Champions League title last season. However, whether or not he can bring the Premier League title to Anfield remains to be seen.
Klopp’s gegenpressing and style of play has won the hearts and minds of football fans around the world. When the time comes for him to leave Liverpool FC, we can see him managing Bayern Munich or the German national team. Let’s see what the future holds for one of the world’s best managers.
Brendan Rodgers (Leicester City)
Brendan Rodgers is doing an incredible job at Leicester City. He has transformed them into one of the most fluid and attacking teams in the division. However, this won’t come as a shock if you’ve followed Rodgers over the last few years. The Northern Irish manager made his Liverpool and Celtic teams play the same way.
It’s too early to say whether or not the Foxes can qualify for next season’s Champions League, but with this man at the helm, anything is possible.
Eddie Howe (Bournemouth)
Eddie Howe is one of the most promising young British managers in the game. The 41-year-old has accomplished great things at Dean Court since he took the job in 2012. Howe has won several major honours as a manager, including the 2015 LMA Manager of the Year and Football League Manager of the Decade.
We can’t wait to see what the future holds for the Bournemouth manager. We wouldn’t be surprised to see him in the England dugout over the next few years.