Widely regarded as one of the best EPL coaches, Arsene Wenger holds the fourth spot in the list of most successful football managers ever. After 22 years of coaching the Arsenal squad, he recently announced his wish to step down in April 2018. Nicknamed “Le Professeur”, Wenger revolutionized the training and diet system of English football players since the 1990s. Besides his reign with the Gunners, he also spent brief periods with several other clubs like Monaco and Nancy.
Trophies: With AS Monaco, he won one of the most popular football leagues the French Ligue 1 in 1988 and the Coupe de France in 1991. With his brief stint with Nagoya Grampus, he achieved the Emperor’s Cup in 1995 and the J-League Super Cup in 1996. Under his coaching, Arsenal won the English Premier League three times, in 1998, 2002 and then again in 2004. He also guided Gunners to achieve the FA Community Shield and the FA Cup seven times each as of 2018.
Awards: He received the Premier League Manager of the Season thrice till now. He won the Onze d’Or Coach of The Year four times and LMA Manager of the Year twice. BBC named him Sports Coaching Personality of the Year twice. Wenger won the World Manager of the Year in 1998 and the FWA Tribute Award in 2005. IFFHS named him as the World Coach of the Decade 2000s. English football federation inducted him into their Hall of Fame in 2006.