Jose Mourinho, Claudio Ranieri, and Mark Hughes are Premier League’s most sacked managers

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Jose Mourinho, Claudio Ranieri, and Mark Hughes are the football managers that have suffered the highest number of sacks at the hands of Premier League clubs.

Claudio Ranieri joined Jose Mourinho and Mark Hughes as the only coaches that have been sacked on four different occasions. Recall that Watford sacked Ranieri this January after a poor run of games.

The three coaches earned their spots in the special category of most sacked coaches in the Premier League after managing at least three Premier League clubs.

Below is a review of how Jose Mourinho, Claudio Ranieri, and Mark Hughes became the coaches with the highest number of sacks in the Premier League.

  1. Jose Mourinho
Jose Mourinho, Claudio Ranieri, and Mark Hughes are Premier League's most sacked managers
Jose Mourinho.

Jose Mourinho started his journey in the Premier League in 2004 when he joined the Chelsea football club. He won two successive Premier League titles in his first two seasons at the club.

In his third season, he won the FA Cup and a League Cup. But he was not able to maintain the temple or take it a bit further by winning the UEFA Champions League. Hence, he had to be sacked in 2007.

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He returned to the Premier League in 2013 when Chelsea decided to appoint him again. He managed to win a Premier League title and a League Cup in his second era before he was sacked again in 2015.

Manchester United decided to bring Jose Mourinho to Manchester United in 2016 and did not last for more than two seasons before he was forced out of the club. Mourinho left Old Trafford after he helped the club to win EFL Cup, Community Shield, and UEFA Europa League.

In 2019, Jose Mourinho stunned the world when he decided to join Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea’s London rivals. For the first time in his managerial career, he failed to win any title at the club after almost two seasons. Spurs sacked the 59-year-old Portuguese tactician in 2021. Mourinho is currently coaching Roma.

  1. Mark Hughes
Jose Mourinho, Claudio Ranieri, and Mark Hughes are Premier League's most sacked managers
Mark Hughes.

Mark Hughes is the first coach to be sacked by four different Premier League clubs. He started his journey in the Premier League when he was named Manchester City coach in 2008. He did not last more than a season before he was kicked out of the club.

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Afterward, he spent half a season at Queen Parks Rangers in 2012 before he was sacked that same year. In 2013, he became the coach of Stoke City, he spent about four seasons at the club before he was sacked.

Mark Hughes’ last Premier League job was Southampton. He managed the club for a few months in 2018 before he was sacked. The 58-year-old Welsh tactician is currently out of coaching.

  1. Claudio Ranieri
Jose Mourinho, Claudio Ranieri, and Mark Hughes are Premier League's most sacked managers
Claudio Ranieri.

Claudio Ranieri started his managerial journey in the Premier League in 2000 when he became the coach of Chelsea. The club sacked him in 2004 without helping the club to win any title.

The 70-year-old Italian tactician returned to the Premier League to coach Leicester City in 2015. Ranieri performed one of the biggest magic in the history of the league by leading an average team like Leicester City to win the Premier League title in the 2015-2016 season.

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Unfortunately for him, he could not repeat the feat in the 2016-2017 season, hence, the club sacked him in 2017.

In 2018, Fulham brought the veteran coach back to the Premier League but could not do much. Hence, he was asked to go in 2019. His last Premier League job was at Watford. He joined the club in 2021 and was asked to go in January 2022 after a long run of poor results. He is currently without a coaching job.

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