Thierry Henry believes the Premier League trophy should be named after Sir Alex Ferguson.

Henry believes that the Premier League trophy should be named after Ferguson because he won it 13 times – more than anyone else has and probably ever will.

The pundit even admitted that when he met the former Manchester United manager, he referred to him as Mr. Premier League because of how much he achieved during his time in charge of the Red Devils.

“When I met him for the first time, I called him Mr. Premier League. Thirteen. this is ridiculous. The trophy we see right there should have his name,” he said.

“People might disagree with this, and I’m not a Man United fan. Thirteen times? This is too much.

“His ability to change his staff, bring a new number two and a new voice helped.

“I think he knew what he wasn’t good at and so he selected coaches to do the stuff he wasn’t good at.”

In the 810 games he was in charge of, Fergie won 528. That’s a win percentage of 65.2%. The only managers ahead of him are Pep Guardiola and Antonio Conte who have been in charge of Manchester City and Chelsea respectively for about five minutes.

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LONDON, ENGLAND – JULY 10: Sir Alex Ferguson shakes hands with Thierry Henry during day eleven of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 10, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Although I’m not sure Henry was being 100% serious about naming the Premier League trophy after the Scotsman, as this would obviously be rather biased, it’s unusual to think that they’ll probably never be another manager as successful as Fergie because these days football managers’ tenures don’t last that long. Certainly not for 27 years.

On top of 13 Premier League titles, Fergie also won five FA Cups with United, four League Cups, 10 Community Shields, and the Champions League twice.

Rivalries aside, that’s a massive achievement.