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The 12 Youngest Managers In Europe's Top 5 Leagues

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard is the latest young manager to make his mark in Europe, but where does the former England star rank among the youngest coaches across Europe's top five leagues?

Click through the gallery above to see the 12 youngest managers in Europe's top five leagues this season, as per Transfermarkt!

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 this season, beating Bournemouth's Eddie Howe by six months.

The pair of English managers are some way off being the youngest in Europe, however, with that honour going to RB Leipzig boss Julian Nagelsmann.

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The German tactician, who is 32 years old, currently has his side sitting one point behind leaders Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga standings, and is expected to challenge for the title this season.

Nagelsmann is followed by Werder Bremen manager Florian Kohfeldt who is four years his senior, while former Slovenia international Luka Elsner, now in charge of of Amiens, is Ligue 1's youngest representative at 37 years of age. 

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Diego Martinez, whose Granada side are currently going toe to toe with FC Barcelona and Real Madrid in LaLiga, is one year older and is currently the youngest manager in Spain's top flight – you can see images of him and the 11 other managers by scrolling through the gallery above!

Who do you think is the best young manager in the world? Let us have your thoughts by commenting in the section below.

 

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