Sir Alex Ferguson was famously on the brink of the sack during a pivotal period in the1989/1990 season when Manchester United lost four out of five matches.
He had been in the job for over four years at that point and, yet, he turned the situation around, and won numerous trophies over the next two decades.
It is not something that would ever be repeated these days with the average time a manager spends at a club now at an all-time low. Patience is rare with so much at stake for teams.
Press the next page as we rank the top five European leagues based on the length of a manager’s tenure (data taken from CIES Football Observatory).
“You’re Gonna Be Sacked In The Morning” Top 5 European Leagues RANKED On How Long A Manager Lasts In Their Job