Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola named LMA Manager of the Year

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Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola named LMA Manager of the Year

Manchester City’s Pep Guardiola has been named the League Managers’ Association manager of the year. 

 

Guardiola led City to a third Premier League title in four seasons, 12 points clear of nearest rivals Manchester United, and a fourth consecutive League Cup.

 

The club also won this season’s Carabao Cup and will face Chelsea in the Champions League final on Saturday.

 

The five other managers in contention were Leeds’ Marcelo Bielsa, Norwich City’s Daniel Farke, Chelsea Women’s Emma Hayes, David Moyes of West Ham and Leicester’s Brendan Rodgers.

 

“I am delighted to win the LMA manager of the year award for the second time,” said Guardiola, who previously won it in 2017-18.

 

“It is, for me, such a special trophy to win because it is voted for by my fellow managers. An award like this is only possible though if a manager is surrounded by top professionals.

 

“My players have been fantastic – their dedication and professionalism never wavered, even in a season that has…



Source: Linda Ikeji