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Premier League Best Managers of 2020

Mon 31 August 2020 | 7:00

the new season of English Premier League starts in less than a month. in the following article we will take a look at the list of Premier league best managers of 2020.

The longest season in the history of the English Premier League finally ended with Liverpool crowned as the champion. It was The Reds first

premiere league

title after a thirty years drought and no one was more influential in achieving this feat more than their German coach, Jürgen Klopp. The charismatic coach of Liverpool proved once and for all that he is one of

premier league best managers of 2020

.

 Liverpool was on the verge of winning the title back in march 2020 and they needed only two wins to become the fastest ever champions in the history of league, but the league was postponed due to Covid-19 Pandemic and they had to wait three months before they could eventually celebrate their historic achievement.

 Manchester City, guided by Pep Guardiola in his fourth season with the club came second. While two former players proved themselves among premier league best managers of 2020. Frank Lampard's Chelsea side finished fourth and

Manchester united

somehow managed to reach the top four spots at the last week after defeating Leicester City 2-0. Brandon Rodgers did an amazing job with the foxes and could have finished second had his team hadn't lose momentum after the restart of the league.

Meanwhile, Wolver Hampton was simply amazing under Nuno Espirito and managed to qualify for the UEFA Europa League for the second straight season. Chris wilder had a historic year with his newly promoted team, Southampton as they managed to finish ninth in their first season back in the premiere league. Also, Jose Mourinho came out of retirement to guide

Tottenham

from their lowly 14

th

place under Mauritsio Pochetino to the six place. In the following article we will briefly take a look at the best premier league coaches of 2020.

All you need to know about the premier league's best coaches of 2020

From Jürgen Klopp's master plan for his winning side, Liverpool to Pep Guardiola's worst season in three years and Tottenham's resurrection under Jose Mourinho, we will take a look at the achievements of the premier league best managers of 2020

Jose Mourinho (Tottenham)

Total Matches as the manager:

26

  • Wins:

    13

  • Draws:

    6

  • Points:

    46

  • Best Result:

    3-0 win against Leicester City, 5-0 win against Burnly

  • Worst Result:

    3-1 loss to Sheffield United

  • Final Ranking in the Table:

    6th

  • Achievements:

    Qualification for the UEFA Europa League

Losses:

7

Many will argue that including "The Special One" in the list of premier league best managers of 2020 is not that fair, but let's not forget that Mourinho became Tottenham's manager midway through the season, when they were in the 14

th

place at the table and the player's self-confidence was at its lowest.

 Moreover,

Harry Kane

was injured for most of the second half of the season and Tottenham had a very hard task to climb the table and reach the top six. Yet that was exactly what Mourinho promised at the beginning of his tenure and he simply kept his promise. Tottenham ended the season 6

th

and qualified for the UEFA Europa League.

For sure there will be much to see from the UCL's 2018-2019 Runners-up in the new premier league season. Will they be able to challenge Manchester City and Liverpool for the crown? We seriously doubt that. But they will surely be a force to reckon with again and one thing even Mourinho's critics agree with is that the ever controversial manager guarantees silverware. Our guess? A good campaign in the premier league and a lot of good results in the Europa League.

Ole Gunnar Solskjær (Manchester United)

Total Matches as the manager

(in the Premier League): 38

  • Wins

    : 18

  • Draws

    : 12

  • Losses

    : 8

  • Points

    : 66

  • Best Result

    : 4-0 wins against Chelsea and Norwich

  • Worst Result

    : 2-0 loss in five different matches

  • Final Ranking in the Table

    : Third

  • Achievements

    : Europa League Semi-Finalist

The Norwegian is considered a legend at Old Trafford after scoring the famous winning goal against Bayern Munchen back at 1999, yet this has not guaranteed him the support of the fans as the manager.

 

Solskjær

's tactics at Manchester united has had its pros and co.'s. He started his managerial Career with the Red Devils brightly, then had a rough spell which could even cost him his job. Eventually he and his team were able to bounce back all the way to the top of the table.

The signing of the highly creative midfielder, Bruno Fernandez in the winter transfer window was key to their success, as the Portuguese sensation greatly improved his team's attacking force in the race for a Uefa Champions league spot. Paul Pogba missed most of the season with an injury, but was back in time to build a lethal partnership for Fernandez, and with martial finding back his form in front of the goal, they were able to snatch a UCL spot right at the very last game of the season, after beating their rivals Leicester city 2-0.

Manchester united fans would feel a bit bitter after the Europa League semi-final elimination at the hands of eventual champions, Sevilla. But for the first time in the post-Fergie period, the future looks bright for the Red Devils. Especially since Manchester united is back to the UEFA Champions League and it will give them more financial power when it comes to securing the services of best players in the football world.

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Nuno Espirito (Wolver Hampton)

Total Matches as the manager

: 38

  • Wins

    : 15

  • Draws

    : 14

  • Losses

    : 9

  • Points

    : 59

  • Best Result

    : 3-0 win against Everton and two wins against Manchester City (2-0 and 2-3)

  • Worst Result

    : 5-2 defeat to Chelsea

Final Ranking in the Table

: 7

th

Achievements

:

Premier League Manager of the Month (June 2020)

Nuno Espirito

fully deserve to be among the best premier league managers of 2020. His exciting team was a true underdog both in the premier league and in the Uefa Europa League.

Wolver Hampton

was a nightmare for giants of the premier league throughout the season. They reached the latter stages of the Europa League and managed to finish seventh in the league. In fact had it not been for their defeat in the last game of the season, they would qualify for Europa League again.

Nuno Espirito's team was a joy to watch. Their monster of a winger, Adama Traore was his team main star and with Europe's giants in the line for Traore's signature, Espirito will have a hard job to keep his star man for another season. However, Nuno Espirito has proven himself as one of the premier league best Managers of 2020 and most probably will be able to build a strong team, with or without his talisman winger. 

Brandon Rodgers (Leicester City)

Total Matches as the manager

: 38

  • Wins

    : 18

  • Draws

    : 8

  • Losses

    : 12

  • Points

    : 62

  • Best Result

    : 9-0 win against Southampton

  • Worst Result

    : 4-0 defeat to Liverpool

  • Achievements

    : Qualification for Uefa Europa League, nomination for Premier League Manager of the season

Final Ranking in the Table

: 5

th

Brandon Rodgers

has surely been one of premier league best managers of 2020. Under his guidance, Leicester City had their best season after their historic title winning campaign in 2015-2016. For most parts of the season the Foxes were Liverpool's main title challenger and had it not been for their loss of form after the restart of league, Leicester could well finish the campaign as the runners-up.

Rodgers is famous for getting the best out of his players and the fact that his team's main striker, Jamie Vardy was the best scorer of the league at the age of 33 is a testament to his great abilities. Rodgers work at Leicester City was so impressive that despite eventually losing on the top four place, he was nominated for Barclays Premier League Manager of the season award. A feat he had done twice in the Scottish league and once more in the Premier League. In His best spell at 2020 Leicester enjoyed an eight-match winning streak, while his team's incredible 9-0 win at Southampton was the biggest away win in the competition, and the joint-biggest victory overall.

Frank Lampard (Chelsea)

Total Matches as the manager

: 38

  • Wins

    : 20

  • Draws

    : 6

  • Losses

    : 12

  • Points

    : 66

  • Best Result

    : 4-0 win against Everton

  • Worst Result

    : 4-0 defeat to Manchester United

  • Achievements

    : Qualification for Uefa Champions League, nomination for Premier League Manager of the season, FA Cup Runners-up

Final Ranking in the Table

: 4

th

Although

Frank Lampard

was among the best stars in the history of English football, few believed he could shine so much at his first season as a manager in the premier league. Yet "Super Franky" proved he is one of

premier league best managers

of 2020

and guided his team to the mighty fourth place. An amazing feat when keeping I mind the extremely difficult situation Chelsea had at the beginning of the season. The Blues were banned from signing any player in the transfer window and lost their main star, Eden Hazard as the Belgian winger opted to join Real Madrid after a sensational season in which he was so good that he earned a nomination for the best player of the season award.

Lampard managed to promote Derby County to the Premier League in his first managerial experience and joined his old club at the beginning of 2019-2020 season. He built his team around a combination a veteran players and young talents from Chelsea's academy. His team played some superb football and won the heart of the fans for their reckless attacking performances. His second season in charge of the London giants promise to be an even more remarkable one since Chelsea has been able to secure the services of some of the best talents of the world of football, namely Hakim Ziach, Timo Werner and Kai Harwets.

Jürgen Klopp (Liverpool)

Total Matches as the manager

: 38

  • Wins

    : 32

  • Draws

    : 3

  • Losses

    : 3

  • Points

    : 99

  • Best Result

    : 5-2 win against Everton and 4-0 win against Leicester City

  • Worst Result

    : 4-0 defeat to Manchester City

  • Achievements

    : Premier League Champions, Qualification for Uefa Champions League, Premier League Manager of the month (5 times in 2019-2020 season), winner of Premier League Manager of the season award

Final Ranking in the Table:

1

st

The man who delivered Liverpool's first Premier League title and ended the long 30-year drought for the Reds, Jürgen Klopp is currently considered as the best among current premier league managers and for many, the best manager in the world. He guided Liverpool to back to back UCL finals, the second of which he won by beating Tottenham 2-0.

Klopp's title winning Liverpool team will go down as one of the best teams in the history of English Premier League as they were crowned champions with a record seven matches to spare. In fact, was it not for their sudden drop of form in the final two games before the Covid-19 pandemic, they could win the title back in March 2020.

Liverpool played with a consistency and authority that no one came close to matching. They played with panache but also with relentless control, even amid the pressure of ending their 30-year title quest. Moreover, His side equaled other records by winning 18 matches in a row, securing 32 victories and collecting 55 points from a possible 57 at home.

Liverpool

played some of the most entertaining footballs of the recent years and their forward trio, Sadio Mane, Mohammad Salah and Roberto Firmino formed the best front line among Europe's best teams. Having achieved all that with his team,

Jürgen Klopp

was without a single shred of doubt the best manager in the premier league in 2020.

At the end there is no place for Pep Guardiola as he lost the battle for premier league best managers of 2020 to other candidates, though for many of his fans, the Spaniards is still among the best current premier league managers.

So tell us what you think? Do you agree with our choices of premier league best managers of 2020? Which manager you think should have been included in the list? Who is the best current premier league manager?

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