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Best Premier League Managers of 2021

Sat 15 May 2021 | 7:30

Almost always, brilliant performances in group sport come from the great support and training that players get from their managers. In today's article, through a list of the Premier Leagues best managers of 2021, we will focus on 10 of the most successful coaches. To know them more, stay with us.

Taking a look at the names of managers throughout the history of football will reveal several ones, which by their unique and excellent performance, brought their names among the outstanding and intelligent managers of all time. However, in the following article, we have just focused on the best Premier League managers of 2021.

Through the presented text, you will read a brief about the professional life of the 10th of Premier Leagues best coaches of 2021 and get why their names are on the list. Various reasons like taking the teams to lift the season's awards, reaching notable positions in the English Premier League (EPL), or any other achievements have been the measures for being chosen as the top 10 managers on the list.

The responsibilities, pressures, and complexities of a manager show how much the role is complex. Following any losing, everyone blames him as the first person, and after winnings, he will be the last person who people thank him. However, the thanklessness feature of the tasks has never stopped some of them from being excel in their role. In addition to winning games and awards, they earn much respect from players, fans, and even pundits. 

If you are a football enthusiast, you might anticipate the mentioned names on the list. However, a correct prediction always needs to follow the most updated news and whole related events to the football world. To see you have been accurate about the names that have stood out amongst the best Premier League coaches of2021, keep reading till the end of the article. 

Taking a look at the List of Best Premier League Managers of 2021

Most of the time, the excitement of the match causes us to forget the football managers and their roles in the success of teams. Our team in

Sportmob

has made a list of the best Premier League coaches of 2021 based on the published facts on authentic sources. Searching on the Internet about the topic might ring you several results, which the following text contains the most up-to-date facts at the time of writing the article. 

Sean Dyche

  • Age: 49

  • Nationality: English

One of the 

best managers in the Premier League of 2021

 is Sean Dyche, an English professional football manager of Premier League club 

Burnley

. After his retirement as a footballer, he started his profession as a manager for Watford Under-18s in 2007.

Later, he was promoted to the club's assistant manager, and then in 2011, the manager. Earning 11th place in the Football League Championship was the best ending during the last four years for

Watford

.

Before beginning his profession as the manager of Burnley in 2012, he was a temporary member of the backroom workers in the England national under-21 football team. Performing excellent performance with Burnley earned Dyche the title of Championship manager of the month for September 2013.

His effort caused the team to break several long-standing club records and winning promotion to the Premier League while they had a four-year absence. Since then, he signed a contract extension two times, that the last one was on 23 January 2018. Based on it, he will remain the club manager till the summer of 2022. 

Jurgen Klopp

  • Age: 53

  • Nationality: German

The next name of the 

best Premier League managers of 2021

 belongs to a 53-year-old German football manager, who is currently the manager of Premier League club Liverpool. Jurgen Norbert Klopp, the former football player, is now one of the best managers in the world.

He has passed his managerial period with the clubs, including Mainz 05,

Borussia Dortmund

, and Liverpool. He joined Mainz 05 on 27 February 2001 and continued his profession there for seven consecutive years till 30 June 2008. Within the years, his team took part in 270 matches.

109 out of 270 ended in victory, 78 ones in drawn result, and 83 in losing. The next team was Borussia Dortmund that Klopp worked there as their manager between 2008 and 2015. Career statistics show that his performance in the 316 games with the club was extremely well.

Ending in 177 wins, 69 in drawing, and 70 in losing were a summary of his achievements with the club. On 8 October 2015, Klopp joined

Liverpool

and till now has a successful performance with them. During these years, his team played 313 times, that most of them, 183 ones, ended in victories. 

Marcelo Bielsa

  • Age: 65

  • Nationality: Argentine

Marcelo Bielsa started his profession as a manager in 1980 with Newell's Old Boys. The long Bielsa's managerial career history has made it a rich one. Meanwhile, he was the manager of more than ten clubs, such as 

Argentina

, Lazio,

Marseille

, and Leeds United, Bielsa's current team.

After beating Yorkshire in 2019 and keeping their place on the top of the Championship, Bielsa earned the EFA Championship Manager of the Month for November. After the pause in the English professional football season in March 2020, which came from the COVID-19 pandemic, they resumed the season during June.

Under Bielsa's management,

Leeds United

ensured their promotion to the Premier League with two more competitions from the season. He made the club be crowned Champions for the EFL Championship and led them to the Premier League, while there were about 16 years that they had not appeared there.

Winning the Championship Manager of the Month award and being named the LMA Championship Manager of the Year 2020 are two of his recent achievements. Furthermore, gaining these promotions and honors caused a change to a street's name in Leeds City to 'Marcelo Bielsa Way.' On 11 September 2020, through signing a new contract with Leeds, he has stayed there for the 2020-21 Premier League season. 

Dean Smith

  • Age: 50

  • Nationality: English

One of the other 

Premier Leagues best coaches of 2021

 is Dean Smith, who has spent his managerial period in Walsall, Brentford, and

Aston Villa

, which is his current team. During these years, Smith has gained many achievements, which becoming the Premier League Manager of the Month is an honor he won recently in December 2020.

During the 2020-21 season, Smith's effort to earn a victory against the Premier League champions Liverpool. The winning was as a record that a team could score seven goals past the top-flight champions within 67 years.

EFL Championship play-offs in 2019, Football League Trophy runner-up in the 2014-15 season are two of Smith's achievements in his managerial career. Though he spent three years of his profession as a manager in

Brentford

, his attempt did not lead to any awards for him. 

Carlo Ancelotti

  • Age: 61

  • Nationality: Italian

Carlo Ancelotti, the 61-year-old Italian coach, is another member of the best Premier League managers of 2021. His managerial career history is full of many top clubs' names, such as Juventus, Chelsea,

Paris Saint-Germain

, Real Madrid, and

Bayern Munich

. He started his profession as a manager with Reggiana in 1995, and since then, Milan has been the only club he has spent eight years with them.

Many of his achievements in the management role does not let us mention all of them, and we have gathered here just a shortlist of them. In 2007, winning the 2007 UEFA Super Cup and FIFA Club World Cup made Ancelotti the first manager, could do them with a European side.

Chelsea's management earned him the title of first Italian manager who won the Premier League and placed fifth among the coaches in the Leagues' 18 seasons. He ended the role with Chelsea with 67 wins, 20 draws, and 22 losses. As his win percentage shows, the result was the third-highest in Premier League history since May 2016, behind Jose Mourinho and Sir Alex Ferguson's record.

Additionally, securing the third-place ending for the 2013-14 LaLiga season for Real Madrid made him the first club's manager could end behind city competitors Atletico since 1995-96. One of his other notable honors is becoming the Premier League Manager of Month for September 2020, which he earned when he led his team,

Everton

, securing three wins out of three Premier League matches in the opening of 2020-21. 

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

  • Age: 48

  • Nationality: Norwegian

The next of 

best Premier League coaches of 2021

 is Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, whose management period has lasted 13 years. The starting point of his career as a manager refers to 31 March 2006 that despite signing a contract with

Manchester United

, he got the provision of developing his coaching awards.

Taking a look at his honors with various clubs during his management career history uncovers many achievements. In January 2019, Solskjaer became the Premier League Manager of the Month because Manchester United's manager, Solskjaer, had left a whole month successfully.

Furthermore, earning 10 points out of 12 possible ones by Manchester United resulted in him being the first Manchester United manager to win the award after Ferguson in 2012. Also, he was the first Norwegian who got the title either Player or Manager of the Month.

Based on Solskjaer's managerial career statistics, 82 winnings, 32 drawings, and 31 losing out of 145 played matches have made his management for Manchester United more successful than three other ones, which earned him more achievements. 

Thomas Tuchel

  • Age: 47

  • Nationality: German

Thomas Tuchel's notable performance with several clubs, such as Borussia Dortmund, Paris Saint-Germain, and

Chelsea

, has brought his name amongst the 

Premier Leagues best managers of 2021

. Tuchel has started his profession as a manager on 1 July 2007 with 

Augsburg II

and during these fourteen years have managed four other clubs.

According to his managerial career statistics, his proficiency with PSG has been more brilliant than others, though he has been successful with his current team, Chelsea. Out of 127 played matches, Tuchel's team, PSG, won 95 and lost 19 times.

Also, they ended 13 games in drawn result, which earned the 74.80 winning percentage to his career history with the club. Paris Saint-Germain management made Tuchel's career history richer, achieving several honors, including UEFA Champions League runner-up in 2019-20, Trophee des Champions in 2018 and 2019, Coupe de la Ligue, and Coupe de France in the 2019-20 season. It is clear why Tuchel is in fourth place among the best Premier League managers of 2021.

Brendan Rodgers

  • Age: 48

  • Nationality: Northern Irish

The third place among the

 best Premier League managers of 2021

 belongs to Brendan Rodgers, the Northern Irish man who is

Leicester City

's current coach. Having joined Swansea City in 2010, Rodgers started his profession successfully, which led him to be awarded the Championship Manager of the Month Award in February 2011.

On 17 September 2011, his team won the competition against 

West Bromwich Albion

, that the result earned Rodgers his first win as a Premier League manager. In 2012, after Swansea's win at Aston Villa, beating 

Arsenal

, and holding Chelsea to a draw, Rodgers achieved his first Premier League Manager of Month Award.

He also gained the Premier League Manager of the Month title in 2013 again as Liverpool's manager when they got the first three league matches of the season. However, Rodgers' most efficient performance comes from his management period for Celtic.

Out of 169 played matches, his team won 118 games, lost 26 times, and ended 25 competitions in the drawn result. However, his effort in Rodgers' current team is only slightly different from Celtic's.

David Moyes

  • Age: 58

  • Nationality: British-Scottish

The next one of the best Premier League managers of 2021 is a British-Scottish man whose managerial career history needs a separate article. Though Moyes started his career as a manager with

Preston North End

, he had begun his efforts to make himself prepared for the role since his playing time.

In 2010, Moyes, the time Everton's manager, became the Premier League Manager of the Month after three winnings and a draw. He got one of his other honors in 2012 when he could record 150 victories in the Premier League and came to fourth place after Alex Ferguson, Arsene Wenger, and Harry Redknapp.

After taking up his managerial position in Manchester United in 2013, his side lost Premier League competitions at home, which led them to ninth place on the table with 13 points less than leaders Arsenal.

However, it was not the final result, and through Moyes's effort, United won four out of six group stage games and placed at the top of their group. The current 

West Ham United

 manager has had a successful period with the club, though there are no more than six months left in his contract. 

Pep Guardiola

  • Age: 50

  • Nationality: Spanish

There is no doubt that the first person on the list of 

best Premier LeagueLeagu managers of 2021

 is the 50-year-old Spanish man, Josep "Pep" Guardiola Sala. His rich managerial career history with Barcelona, Bayern Munich, and

Manchester City

 has a lot to share, which in this section, we have gathered a brief about it. Working with the clubs earned him various honors, which in the following, we have presented some of them in detail.

His performance with

Barcelona

was full of success. Their victory against Manchester United in the final of the Champions League made them the first Spanish club to win the domestic cup, the league, and the European club title in the same season. The treble caused Guardiola to become the youngest man to coach a Champions League winning team. 

Guardiola's career history shows that at the end of 2009, as Barcelona's manager, he won six awards, Spanish League, Copa del Rey, Champions League, Spanish Super Cup, European Super Cup, and Club World Cup. Earning all these prizes made him the first manager in history who could do it. The following year, he surpassed Josep Samitier's record of Barcelona's longest-serving Spanish coach.

Additionally, beating

Real Madrid

four times in a row in El Clasico was an event that no manager had succeeded in doing before him. One of the other honors of that period was getting the FIFA World Coach of the Year title. 

One of his other achievements during City's management is winning the EFL Cup when his team, Manchester City, beat Arsenal and Guardiola gained his first award with them. On 12 May 2019, his effort paid off, and he secured a Premier League title for the second time. 

As you read, we presented the name of 10 of the best managers in the Premier League of 2021 and a short but comprehensive explanation about them, which showed why they deserved to be on the list. Although the value of the facts on the list will not last forever, you can trust the published articles by our team in Sportmob. By any change which happens to the list through time, we will update it. All in all, if you have any idea about the text, let us know via the comment section.

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