Caretaker managers have a pretty thankless task. Most are simply there to hold the fort whilst the club’s board take their time to find a new permanent coach.
However, there are times when an interim appointment has been so successful, it has led to the manager being hired for the long term.
For today’s list, we have looked at caretakers in the Premier League who have the highest points per match during their stints in charge.
Press the next page as we count down the five most successful interim managers of the Premier League era.