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5 clubs who have had the most number of managers in Premier League history

Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur - Premier League
Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur - Premier League
Aakash Purkayastha
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The Premier League is one of the most competitive leagues in the history of football.

Therefore, managers of English clubs are often under immense pressure to get the best out of their teams with respect to results and performances. Job security is a luxury in the Premier League.

Premier League managers are often expected to perform miracles on the pitch. Some miracles with a view to avoiding relegation to a lower league. And others, to challenge for the ultimate prize in English competition - the Premier League title.

Hence, the teams in England's top flight are no strangers to changing leadership off the pitch to get results on it.

On that note, let's take a look at

5 clubs who have had the most number of managers in Premier League history

Note: This includes managerial changes in the Premier League only.


#5 Leicester City - 9 managers

Chelsea v Leicester City: The Emirates FA Cup Final
Chelsea v Leicester City: The Emirates FA Cup Final

Leicester City are a club who have risen through the hierarchy of the English game. Ever since the club won promotion for the 2014-15 Premier League season, they have maintained their status as mid-table finishers.

In 2016, under the experienced leadership of Claudio Ranieri, Leicester City won the Premier League and surprised many of their English and European rivals.

It was a season to remember for the Foxes as the club went from a team fighting for survival in the league to winning the greatest prize.

Since then, Leicester have been on the periphery of England's top six sides. Throughout the years, they have changed their managers over nine times.

Brendan Rodgers, the current manager, holds the highest win percentage of 51.22% across the managers hired by the club.

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#4 Newcastle United - 11 managers

Newcastle United v Barnsley - Sky Bet Championship
Newcastle United v Barnsley - Sky Bet Championship

Newcastle United are another English club with a massive history and support on their side. In the early seasons of the Premier League under manager Bryan Robson, Newcastle were a top-three side. They had one of England's brightest talents in Alan Shearer as their striker.

However, under the ownership of Mike Ashley in recent years, the club have struggled on the pitch and even faced relegation. Now, with the Saudi acquisition of the club confirmed, they are set to get back to the top again.

Rafael Benitez is a manager who deserves much praise for having managed survival for the club. Kevin Keegan is the manager who boasts the highest win percentage of 54.98% in the Premier League for Newcastle United.

Jack Wilshere has defended Steve Bruce after his treatment as Newcastle manager ❀️ https://t.co/EWXjk6j7SE

#3 West Bromwich Albion - 12 managers

West Bromwich Albion v Queens Park Rangers - Sky Bet Championship
West Bromwich Albion v Queens Park Rangers - Sky Bet Championship

West Bromwich Albion are an English side that presently play in the Sky Bet Championship. They deserve a mention on the list as they have a remarkable record of appointing one of the highest number of managers in Premier League history.

West Brom have appointed a total of 12 managers during their stay in the top flight. Roy Hodgson enjoys the highest win percentage in West Brom's Premier League history with 37.04%.

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#2 Chelsea & Aston Villa - 13 managers

Manchester City v Chelsea FC - UEFA Champions League Final
Manchester City v Chelsea FC - UEFA Champions League Final

Chelsea F.C. are one of the most successful sides in the Premier League era, having won the title on five different occasions. They, too, are a club who have often found success in adopting a chop and change outlook when it comes to appointing managers.

Across Chelsea's glorious history, they have had 13 managers to assume rank for them. Jose Mourinho's first stint at Chelsea was one of the most successful spells as he enjoyed a win percentage of 67%.

Aston Villa also deserve a mention on our list as they too have changed managers a total of 13 times during their time in the Premier League.

Thomas Tuchel has equalled the all-time record for the least number of goals conceded by a manager in his first 10 Champions League games with a club. My manager! πŸ‘πŸΌπŸ’™ https://t.co/NTM6oBgfXt

#1 Tottenham Hotspur - 16 managers

Tottenham Hotspur v Ajax - UEFA Champions League Semi Final: First Leg
Tottenham Hotspur v Ajax - UEFA Champions League Semi Final: First Leg

Tottenham Hotspur are a club who have been part of the Premier League fabric since its inception. They have always maintained their status as a mainstay in England's top flight.

In the process, Spurs have often changed managers. Tottenham's most glowing appointment in recent seasons has been that of Mauricio Pochettino.

The Argentinian manager changed the way Spurs conducted business on the field. He revolutionized their football and even took them to the finals of the 2018-19 UEFA Champions League.

However, Jose Mourinho was soon appointed as his successor after a poor start to the season. This was in a bid to bring a winning mentality to the club.

After an ignominous end to the Special One's stay at the club, Spurs have once again begun a new journey. This time under Nuno Espirito Santo in the 2021-22 Premier League season.

Throughout the years, Spurs have employed over 16 managers in permanent and interim roles. Of the 16, Tim Sherwood enjoys the highest win percentage, a remarkable 59.09%.

Nuno Espirito Santo will face the media today at around 1:30pm (GMT) ahead of Tottenham's away trip to Newcastle. πŸŽ™ https://t.co/49vUPIASxG
Edited by Aditya Singh
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