Which ex-Premier League players are managing worldwide?


Tottenham Hotspur’s match against APOEL is something of a dead rubber. The White Hart Lane club have already qualified for the knockout stages as the winners of Group H.

But what the game does provide – and hear us out here – is an opportunity for fans of obscure Premier League players to catch up with what Giorgos Donis, formerly of Blackburn Rovers, is up to.

And if you want to make a venture of tracking the careers of ex-top flight stars plying their trade as a manager with football’s lesser known teams, Sportsmail has you covered. We’ve put together a list of some of those occupying dugouts around the world below.

Giorgos Donis played for Blackburn

Giorgos Donis played for Blackburn

Donis is bringing his APOEL side to Wembley on Wednesday

Donis is bringing his APOEL side to Wembley on Wednesday

Giorgos Donis played for Blackburn and is bringing his APOEL side to Wembley on Wednesday

Dan Petrescu – Cluj

Dan Petrescu was part of a Chelsea side that picked up quite a few trophies between 1997 and 1998, winning the FA Cup, League Cup, Cup Winners’ Cup and the Super Cup. He has already shown the same propensity for success as a manager, winning the Romanian Liga I with Unirea Urziceni in 2009, the Russian First Division in 2010 and the Chinese FA Cup in 2015. Now in charge of Cluj, who top the Romanian top…



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