LMA Awards 2019: Pep Guardiola Beats Jurgen Klopp to Manager of the Year Award
Pep Guardiola. (Photo Credits: Getty Images)

London, May 15: Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola edged out Jurgen 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. Pep Guardiola Hits Back at Manchester United Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s ‘Tactical’ Fouling Jibe.

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 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.

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