Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger stands alone in terms of managerial longevity in the Premier League, on the verge of a quite astonishing 1000 competitive matches in charge of the Gunners in a feat that looks more astonishing each time one of his contemporaries gets the chop permanently.

Wenger has been in charge longer than all of the other 19 Premier League managers combined, but thankfully for one the competitions's most enduring figures there are a clutch of one-club men who have also stood the considerable test of time.

Chelsea, Manchester United and Liverpool all have an icon still gracing the highest level consistently despite advancing years, although Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement last summer has left a considerable hole at Old Trafford, just ask any Red Devils fans about their fortunes this season!

GMS has looked both at home and abroad and found five current figures who embody everything that's good about their respective sides, deserving special praiser for rejecting offers elsewhere and showing loyalty through difficult times.

Feel free to browse our list of share the player or coach which proves that there is still loyalty in the modern game by commenting below!

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