Sir Alex Ferguson has been named the fourth best manager in the Premier League by Neil Warnock, so who does the veteran teacher place above the Manchester United legend?
Sir Alex Ferguson has been named the fourth best Premier League boss in history by veteran coach Neil Warnock.
Manchester United legend Ferguson is the most decorated manager in Premier League history, having won a record 13 top flight titles during his incredible 27-year reign at Old Trafford.
However, Warnock, 72, who has presided over a record 1,603 games during his 34-year career, claimed that three other coaches have brought more to the Premier League than Fergie when asked to name his top five managers. the Premier League of all time.
Sir Alex Ferguson won a record 13 top flight titles during his reign at Manchester United
“Since the Premier League started, if I was picking my top five coaches … I would pick Arsene Wenger as number one,” Warnock told talkSPORT.
Only because it completely changed the perspective of modern footballers. It brought so many things that had never been thought of.
‘The nutritionist, the fitness guys, the video, the technology. He changed the entire course when he got to the Premier League.
Neil Warnock credits Arsene Wenger for changing the perspective of modern footballers
‘Guardiola would be second, his influence in the parks and the lower leagues has been fantastic.
‘I would put [Jurgen] Klopp third because I think he’s just getting started and will get even better.
But his perspective and everything he has done in the club and the future with the children, I think he has another 10 more years left.
Pep Guardiola (right) and Jurgen Klopp (left) also ranked high on Warnock’s best coaches list.
So I think he’s third right now, but he could easily be number one in a couple of years.
‘Fourth, I would probably go with Sir Alex [Ferguson] right in front of José Mourinho because he has done it for the longest time.
“ I think I was in an era where it was all about man management, it wasn’t about all the back room staff, and Sir Alex was probably the best at it.
‘[He] he deals with the media in the most difficult moments, but it would still put him at number five. ‘
Neil Warnock, 72, has presided over a record 1,603 games during his 34 years as a manager.