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Hasenhuttl is the first Austrian to coach in the EPL

Ralph Hasenhüttl
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Southampton new boss Ralph Hasenhuttl takes the number of nationalities coached in the English Premier League to 25

25 different nationalities have managed in the English Premier League.

And this week, Southampton coach Ralph Hasenhuttl became the first Austrian to be at the helm of an EPL team.

“It means a lot of pressure on me,” he told the media according to the EPL official website.

“Because if I do it badly, the gap is closed for everyone else!”

Currently, there are five Austrian players in the EPL: Marko Arnautovic, Ashley Barnes, Christian Fuchs, Sebastian Prodl and Markus Suttner.

In total, 16 Austrians have played in the English competition.