Premier League: Manager sackings down 53% from 2015-16 season
There were 53% fewer Premier League managerial dismissals last campaign compared to the previous season, figures released by the League Managers Association show.
Seven bosses were sacked in the 2016-17 season, a reduction from 12 during 2015-16 and the second lowest number over the past five years.
The total dismissals in the top four English leagues was 44, down from 58.
Those who were sacked averaged a tenure of 1.16 years.
There were four fewer casualties in the Championship (15) and League One (10) compared with the previous season.
And there were 12 dismissals in League Two - one down on the previous year.
Arsene Wenger, 67, is the longest-serving manager in English football as he approaches 21 years as Arsenal boss.
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