- Club soccer managers are staying in their jobs in increasingly shorter tenures.
- With Arsène Wenger gone, the longest-serving manager in the Premier League is Eddie Howe at Bournemouth.
- Of the 20 Premier League clubs, half have changed managers in the last eight months and 15 have had their current manager for less than two years.
Arsène Wenger recently stepped down as manager of Arsenal F.C. after 22 years in charge. It was the end of an era not just for the London-based club, but really club soccer in the top European leagues as a whole.
Wenger was the last of a certain type of manager, the type who would take over a club and run all of its operations for well over a decade (Sir Alex Ferguson, who managed Manchester United for nearly thirty years, is perhaps the best example of this kind of manager).
Now, with Wenger gone, the longest-tenured manager in the Premier League is Eddie Howe at AFC Bournemouth. Sean Dyche, who in fact replaced Howe at his previous club, comes in second.
And at the bottom of the list – albeit with several managerial spots still up for grabs – is Unai Emery, who was just reported to be taking over the Arsenal job on Monday.
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