The 2016/17 Premier League is sure to be a cracker, with some of the world’s greatest managers prowling the touchlines of English football stadiums.
The likes of Jose Mourinho, Pep Guardiola, Jurgen Klopp and Antonio Conte are all attempting to continue their great careers on these shores – and the competition means some are guaranteed to come up short.
But just how good were these managers as players?
It is well known that Mourinho never made it as a player and he dedicated his life to coaching, and Ronald Koeman was a truly world class player, but just where do the rest of the Premier League bosses rank taking into account their playing careers?
Click the right arrow, above, to see talkSPORT’s power rankings of the Premier League managers as players…