Premier League: Liverpool's title-winning coach Jurgen Klopp named Manager of the Season
Klopp beat Chelsea's Frank Lampard, Leicester City's Brendan Rodgers, who Klopp replaced at Liverpool in 2015, and Sheffield United's Chris Wilder.
London: Jurgen Klopp has been named Premier League manager of the season after guiding the club to their first league title in three decades.
The 53-year-old German beat Chelsea's Frank Lampard, Leicester City's Brendan Rodgers, who Klopp replaced at Liverpool in 2015, and Sheffield United's Chris Wilder.
Liverpool coasted to the title, they narrowly lost out on to Manchester City in the previous campaign.
They garnered 99 points, winning 32 of their 38 league games, to finish 18 points clear of Manchester City.
Klopp —who coached Liverpool to the Champions League trophy in the 2018/19 season— picked up in July the League Manager's Association manager of the year award.
The Premier League award —Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold won the young player gong on Friday — is a cumulation of votes from the public combined with those of a panel of football experts.
Euro 2020: Gareth Southgate defends England’s decision to take the knee in warm up games, says ‘players are role models’
Southgate's side were booed by a section of the crowd at Middlesbrough's Riverside Stadium when they made the gesture before friendlies against Austria and Romania last week, though the jeers were drowned out by applause.
England, Scotland and Wales — the British sides taking part in Euro 2020, could potentially reach the quarter-final held in Munich on 2 July.
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