Jurgen Klopp wins Sir Alex Ferguson Manager of the Year Award

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Best football managers 2020 – Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was awarded the Sir Alex Ferguson Manager of the Year Award by the League Managers Association on 27 July’20. Klopp’s win comes after Liverpool won the Premier League Championship title for the first time since 1990. He had also managed to lead Reds to the Champions League title in the 2018-19 season. Chelsea Women’s manager Emma Hayes won the Women’s Super League edition of the award.best football managers 2020

Klopp said in an interview that it was absolutely heart-warming for him to win the League Managers Association Manager of the Year Award. It meant more to him than any other award because of the person it was named after, Sir Alex Ferguson. He absolutely admires Ferguson and he feels even more special because of the fact that he was voted by other managers of the Premier League clubs. He also said that it was wonderful for him to win the LMA Managers of the Year and join the club of the greatest football managers of all time, a list which includes Liverpool managers like Bill Shankly, Bob Paisley, Joe Fagan, Sir Kenny Dalglish and, in recent years, Brendan Rodgers.

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He also dedicated his award to his coaching staff and commended them for their dedication and hard work. He felt that everything that the Reds achieved this season would not have been possible without the efforts of the wonderful coaching staff. He loved working with the “beautiful brains” as he referred them to be. He was also grateful for the love and support of all the Liverpool fans who made it easy for them to win the title.

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Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson said that Klopp absolutely deserved the award and humorously said that he was even willing to forgive the German manager for waking him up at half-past three in the middle of the night to tell him that he won the Premier League. Ferguson jovially congratulated Klopp in a video.

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Marcelo Bielsa, manager of the Leeds United helped the club return to the Premier League for the first time in 16 years. He was awarded the Championship equivalent of the LMA Manager of the Year Award. Wycombe boss Ainsworth also led his team to play in the second tier for the first time. This feat is important especially since the club started playing in the Football League in 1993.

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