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Pep Guardiola bags Premier League manager of the season award

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Manchester City has been named the of the Season after his side's successful run in the league.

Manchester City, on Sunday, clinched the title which was their second consecutive title. Similarly, the 48-year old bagged the award for the second year in a row. Guardiola gave credit to his players and the staff while calling Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp, who was also a nominee for the award, an 'incredible contender'.

"It's an honour to receive this award. I want to share it with my players because they are the artists of everything, to my staff because we fought a lot [against] all the managers in the Premier League, especially Jurgen Klopp, an incredible contender to face till the end," website quoted Guardiola, as saying.

"It was a pleasure to play against all of them and hopefully do big, big battles again to win an incredible title," he added.

The other nominees were Nuno Espirito Santo, Klopp and and the winner was decided based on the votes from public combined with those of a panel of experts.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, May 15 2019. 13:29 IST
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