As Steven Gerrard and Philippe Coutinho prepare to face Manchester United again, this time as manager and player, it made us think of other times the blunderers have signed their former teammates in the past.
One of the most famous instances was Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone bringing back the club’s wonderkid and former teammate Fernando Torres, only for the fairy tale reunion to end in dramatic fashion. .
More recently, we have not only seen Ole Gunnar Solskjaer bring Cristiano Ronaldo back to Old Trafford, but also Barcelona club legend turned manager Xavi resign Dani Alves for the Catalan giants.
Watch the video from EDGE below for some of our favorite moments when managers signed their former teammates…