Former Crystal Palace and Cardiff boss Neil Warnock has named legendary Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger as the all time Premier League supervisor. Wenger spent 22 years in the Gunners managerial dugout, lifting a document seven FA Cups in addition to three league titles – probably the most well-known of which being in the 2003/04 season when his facet went unbeaten throughout all 38 league fixtures. The Frenchman finally moved on in the summer season of 2018, with Unai Emery changing him on the Emirates Stadium earlier than present head coach, Mikel Arteta, was finally appointed 18 months later. Now, Warnock, who left his place as Middlesbrough boss over the weekend, has heaped reward on Wenger, rating him above the likes of Sir Alex Ferguson and Pep Guardiola in his all-time Premier League managers list.
“Since the Premier League began if I used to be choosing my prime 5 managers … I might decide Arsene Wenger because the primary,” Warnock instructed TalkSPORT. “Only as a result of he modified the entire outlook on trendy footballers. He introduced so many issues in that had by no means been considered. “The nutritionist, the health guys, video, expertise. He modified the entire course of it when he got here into the Premier League. “I might put Klopp third as a result of I feel he is simply starting and he’ll get even higher. But his outlook and all the things he has achieved on the membership and the longer term with the youngsters – I feel he has received one other 10 years coming ahead. So I feel he is third on the minute, however might simply be primary in a few years. “Fourth, I might most likely go together with Sir Alex [Ferguson] simply in entrance of Jose Mourinho as a result of he has achieved it for longer. “I simply assume he was in an period the place it was all about man-management, it wasn’t all the way down to all of the backroom workers, and Sir Alex was most likely the most effective at that.” Closing out his prime 5, Warnock says what he likes about Mourinho is the best way he “offers with the media on the most tough instances, however I might nonetheless put him quantity 5”.