Gareth Southgate, Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola shortlisted for The Best FIFA Men’s Coach shortlist

Gareth Southgate took England to the World Cup semi-finals

England’s Gareth Southgate, Manchester City’s Pep Guardiola and Liverpool ‘s Jurgen Klopp have been shortlisted for The Best FIFA Men’s Coach of 2018.

Southgate led England to their first World Cup semi-final in 28 years in Russia despite only having held one senior managerial position beforehand.

Guardiola helped City lift the Premier League title in record-breaking fashion as they became the first team to reach 100 points. He also won the League Cup after a 3-0 win over Arsenal at Wembley in February.Klopp took Liverpool to the Champions League final where they lost 3-1 to Real Madrid in Kiev, as well as ensuring the Merseyside club qualified for next year’s competition after finishing fourth in the Premier League.

Shortlist

Massimiliano Allegri (ITA) – Juventus
Stanislav Cherchesov (RUS) – Russia national team
Zlatko Dalic (CRO) – Croatia national team
Didier Deschamps (FRA) – France national team
Pep Guardiola (ESP) – Manchester City
Jurgen Klopp (GER) – Liverpool
Roberto Martinez (ESP) – Belgium national team
Diego Simeone (ARG) – Atletico Madrid
Gareth Southgate (ENG) – England national team
Ernesto Valverde (ESP) – Barcelona
Zinedine Zidane (FRA) – Real Madrid

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