Pep Guardiola, Mikel Arteta and Unai Emery have all been nominated for Premier League supervisor of the 12 months. The Spanish contingent makes up half of the shortlist for the award.
Manchester Metropolis head coach Guardiola is on his solution to securing his fifth Premier League title in six years after overcoming the eight-point deficit labored up by Mikel Arteta‘s Arsenal. The latter, nonetheless, deserves huge credit score for making Arsenal aggressive once more, making a title cost for the primary time in years.
Fellow Basque and former Arsenal boss Emery, in the meantime, is on the listing in recognition for the way in which he has turned Aston Villa round, taking them from struggling to preventing for Europe. The Villans have 57 factors, simply eight behind fifth-placed Liverpool.
The opposite nominees
Additionally on the shortlist for the Premier League supervisor of the 12 months accolade are Brighton‘s Roberto De Zerbi, Newcastle United‘s Eddie Howe and Fulham‘s Marco Silva.
De Zerbi has earned many plaudits for the model he has dropped at the Sussex aspect since changing Graham Potter and is giving the Seagulls one among their greatest seasons ever. On Thursday evening his aspect will play towards Howe‘s Newcastle, who’re hoping to qualify for the Champions League for the primary time in 20 years.
Marco Silva, in the meantime, has newly-promoted Fulham not simply safely above the drop zone however within the high half. The Portuguese coach’s aspect have been one of many surprises of the season.
Who decides who wins the Premier League supervisor of the 12 months award?
The award shall be determined by a mix of public votes and the opinion of a panel of specialists.