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Hughes at Manchester City
It’s fair to say that Mark Hughes was well-travelled as a player, going from Old Trafford to the Camp Nou and back again, but he isn’t far off that status as a manager either.
The Welshman began his managerial career in peculiar fashion, taking over the position of his national side and has since gone on to manage numerous Premier League sides.
Most notably, Hughes’ work with Blackburn Rovers was to be admired, taking the club from relegation candidates to a team that started challenging the top six, and his absence is perhaps still felt to this day.
Since then, the 48-year-old has been through stints with Manchester City, Fulham and QPR, and while they haven’t all been as successful as his time at Ewood Park, Hughes has certainly been around the proverbial block.
One doesn’t accumulate that kind of experience without picking up a few tips along the way, and while that influence may not be as evident at the moment, Hughes is undoubtedly a seasoned figure to have at your helm.