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Wenger, Ferguson and the five longest-serving English Premier League managers of all-time

After Arsene Wenger became the longest serving manager in Premier League history, we take a look at the other bosses who make up the top five.

Rafael Benitez, Liverpool (August 2004-June 2010)

Rafa Benitez arrived at Liverpool on the back of a La Liga and UEFA Cup double with Valencia. In his first season, he reached a League Cup Final and took the Reds to a famous comeback victory over Milan in the 2005 Champions League Final.

Harry Redknapp, West Ham (August 1994-May 2001)

Having worked as an assistant to Billy Bonds at Upton Park, Redknapp would succeed the club great and become a Premier League manager in his own right, taking sole charge of West Ham in August 1994. After guiding the club to finishes of eighth and fifth and into the UEFA Cup, Redknapp would depart in 2001 following a disagreement with chairman Terry Brown, later taking charge of the likes of Portsmouth, Southampton, Tottenham and QPR amongst a lengthy Premier League career.

David Moyes, Everton (March 2002-May 2013)

Another long-serving Scot spent 11 years on Merseyside, overseeing 427 Premier League games before his high-profile move to Manchester in 2013.

Sir Alex Ferguson, Manchester United (August 1992-May 2013)

The most decorated manager in the history of the game and one of the greatest tacticians to stand by the sideline, Alex Ferguson oversaw a whopping 2,155 games across his managerial career. A professional lifetime spanning 39 years, Ferguson led his teams to 49 trophies, with 38 of them coming during his 26-year reign at Manchester United.

Arsene Wenger, Arsenal (October 1996-May 2018)

The Frenchman spent over 21 years in North London and managed 828 Premier League games before his departure in 2018 with three Premier League titles to his name. Most of us in our childhood days, even thought that Arsenal was named after Arsene.

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