Here Daily Star Sport take a look at the 10 youngest players in the division’s history. Having performed admirably all season – an entertaining 5-4 defeat at West Ham was one highlight – his team went to Champions League qualification-chasing Liverpool on the season’s final day, and remarkably oversaw a 1-0 victory that secured an even unlikelier second season of top-flight football. Jan Siewert’s appointment as David Wagner’s successor at Huddersfield means the 36-year-old has become the youngest manager in the Premier League. The only other contender for being youngest is Tom Watson who was born in april 1859 per Wikipedia and won the league in april or may of 1892 (also with Sunderland, coincidentally), making him at the youngest 33 and some days. Considered one of Europe’s rising managerial talents having excelled at Porto, who he had just inspired to the Portuguese league title, League Cup and Europa League, Villas-Boas was 33 when Chelsea recruited him – he was the same age as senior players Frank Lampard and Didier Drogba. Expand. The youngest, in fact, were only a few weeks past 15, which seems extraordinarily young to even be considered for a Premier League game. Considered one of Europe’s rising managerial talents having excelled at Porto, who he had just inspired to the Portuguese league title, League Cup and Europa League, Villas-Boas was 33 when Chelsea recruited him – he was the same age as senior players Frank Lampard and Didier Drogba. He left for Sheffield Wednesday that summer, and while Bradford then struggled and were relegated, beyond a successful period at Wigan, his reputation has similarly not recovered. Period: Football League (1888–1892) • Football League First Division … In addition to the trained club, the date of the manager's first appearance and his age at that time in years, months and days. To win in La Liga: Roy Keane was Sunderland manager for two years (David Davies/PA). Here, Press Association Sport looks at five similarly youthful figures who may provide an indicator of how he will fare. The then-Bradford manager was just 34 when he was thrust into the stresses of a Premier League relegation battle, something Siewert will soon know all about. Here, Football Paradise looks at five similarly youthful figures who may provide an indicator of how he will fare. Chelsea went on to win the FA Cup and Champions League, but under Roberto Di Matteo having sacked Villas-Boas in March 2012, nine months into his difficult reign there. The former Manchester United captain was 36 when Sunderland began their only full season in the Premier League with him in charge. Huddersfield have made Jan Siewert, 36, their new boss. Having performed admirably all season – an entertaining 5-4 defeat at West Ham was one highlight – his team went to Champions League qualification-chasing Liverpool on the season’s final day, and remarkably oversaw a 1-0 victory that secured an even unlikelier second season of top-flight football. Paul Jewell excelled at Bradford, who he led to survival (Phil Noble/PA). © 2020 Football Paradise LLP. He lasted until October 2009, when he was sacked in what their chairman Steve Gibson described as “the hardest decision I’ve had to make in football”, having had a mixed period in charge which concluded with them fourth in the Championship following relegation that summer. England: 27-Mar-1979: 41(127) Frank Lampard The Welshman was only 32 when, in May 2003, he was appointed as Fulham’s permanent successor to the experienced Jean Tigana, having led them to victory in three of his five fixtures as caretaker manager. Having starred as arguably the club's greatest-ever player, Lampard returned to Chelsea as manager ahead of the 2019/20 campaign and, at 41, is the youngest manager in the Premier League … Liverpool and Jurgen Klopp: Where do we go now? The youngest managers This page contains statistics about the youngest managers in league history. For the record, the youngest to win Premier League is Mourinho at 42 in 2005. Premier League 19/20 Youngest manager; Manager Nationality DOB A(D) Mikel Arteta. He had already excelled in leading them to promotion following a traumatic relegation and start to the previous Championship season before his arrival, and impressed again in ensuring they survived that first season back.