Liverpool head coach Jurgen Klopp has been named as the English Premier League Manager Of The Year for the 2019/2020 season.
Jurgen Klopp led his team to their first Premier League title which also means they’re becoming English top-flight league champions for the first time in 30 years.
The other leagues also got to know their best gaffer of the season as Chelsea Women’s head coach Emma Hayes won the FA Women’s Super League manager of the year award after she lead Chelsea to the league title.
Championship side Leeds United had their boss Marcelo Bielsa win the Championship award after steering his side to the title and promotion to the Premier League after sixteen years in the lower division.
Manchester United legendary boss Sir Alex Ferguson said while Jurgen was announced as the winner: “It was thoroughly deserved.
“The performance level of your team was outstanding. Your personality runs right through the whole club.
“I’ll forgive you for ringing me at half past three in the morning to tell me you had won the league – thank you!”
The German coach was a charismatic manager that led his team to journey of amassing a whopping 99 points as they won the Premier League title with second place Manchester City 18 points adrift them.
He joins the big list of Liverpool managers to have won the English Premier League Manager Of The Year. Previous winners who won it while with Liverpool are :Bill Shankly, Bob Paisley, Joe Fagan, Sir Kenny Dalglish and, Brendan Rodgers who won it of recent.
“I’m absolutely delighted to be named the winner of the League Managers Association manager of the year award, for this wonderful Sir Alex Ferguson trophy, named after a man that I admire so much,” said Klopp.
“It feels extra special to win this award because it is voted for by my fellow managers.
“It’s an honour to be in the company of so many managers who have been named as LMA manager of the year before, including of course Liverpool managers like Bill Shankly, Bob Paisley, Joe Fagan, Sir Kenny Dalglish and, in recent years, Brendan Rodgers.”