Written by Alasdair Mackenzie Produced by Tifo Studios

Rarely, if ever, has a manager’s name been so closely tied to a tactical system.

Helenio Herrera may not have been the inventor of catenaccio, but his mastery of the ultra-defensive tactic has influenced coaches ever since, from Otto Rehhagel’s Greece to Jose Mourinho’s Inter.

Nicknamed ‘The Wizard’, Herrera can also claim to be one of the first superstar managers – the all-conquering Grande Inter side of the 1960s is remembered more as his team than that of any player.

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