Football managers and rappers have more in common than you think. The touchline is home to inflammatory gestures, expletives and headbutts (sometimes), proving that some of the beautiful game’s uglier characters aren’t afraid to hog the spotlight and start some beef.
In a dizzying leap of logic, we imagined what would happen if Premier League managers settled their differences in the recording booth and produced some new material for the fans to belt out of the terraces on a matchday. We’ve matched up seven managers with some of hip-hop’s most iconic records and remixed them with the genre’s most recognisable tracks.
Forget Gary Lineker and embrace your inner Westwood, because here’s what would happen if Premier League managers made rap albums.