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Pep Guardiola pipes Juergen Klopp to claim manager of year award for 2nd time

Asian Age 2019-05-15 11:35:00
 Guardiola topped the vote ahead of Jurgen Klopp, Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino, who has led Spurs to their first ever Champions League final, and Nuno Espirito Santo of Wolves, who finished seventh in their first season back in the top flight. (Photo: AFP)

Guardiola's City retained the Premier League title on Sunday, beating Klopp's Liverpool by a single point.

London: Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola edged out Juergen Klopp to a trophy for the second time in three days as the Catalan claimed the League Managers' Association manager of the year.

Guardiola's City retained the Premier League title on Sunday, beating Klopp's Liverpool by a single point at the end of a thrilling title race.

Having also won the League Cup earlier in the campaign, Guardiola's side could complete a first ever domestic treble in English football when they face Watford in the FA Cup final at Wembley on Saturday.

Guardiola topped the vote ahead of Juergen Klopp, Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino, who has led Spurs to their first ever Champions League final, and Nuno Espirito Santo of Wolves, who finished seventh in their first season back in the top flight.