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Is Jurgen Klopp happy or sad? Another month without Premier League Manager of the Month award.

Mike Jackson has been named April’s Barclays Manager of the Month after making history with Burnley. The acting head coach became the first Burnley manager to go unbeaten in his first four top-flight matches.

Mike took over as an interim coach after the sacke of manager Sean Dyche.
Dyche had been at Burnley since 2012 and led them to two promotions to the Premier League. He was the League’s longest-reigning manager.

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However, this season Klopp hasn’t won the award. Which is quite a disappointment to many PL supporters. Many predicted Liverpool would end up below the top three; but he’d got the team fighting hard for the title in all fronts. Closing a 14-point gap at the top with the lowest amount of losses in the league so far.

Following is the 2021/22 Barclays Manager winners:

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▪▪▪ August: Nuno Espirito Santo (TOT)
▫▫▫ September: Mikel Arteta (ARS)
▪▪▪ October: Thomas Tuchel (CHE)
▫▫▫ November: Pep Guardiola (MCI)
▪▪▪ December: Pep Guardiola (MCI)
▫▫▫ January: Bruno Lage (WOL)
▪▪▪ February: Eddie Howe (NEW)
▫▫▫ March: Mikel Arteta (ARS)
▪▪▪ April: Mike Jackson (BUR)

Premier League Manager of the Month Awards for each month of each season are listed in four categories: Chronological Order, by Nationality, by Club and by Managers’ Number of Titles.

Award are given from August to April. Many have been presented so far. Manchester United’s former manager, Sir Alex Ferguson received the most awards (27).

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English managers have received a total of 88 Awards and Harry Redknapp has an outstanding distinction of winning the award with four different clubs (West Ham United, Portsmouth, Southampton and Tottenham Hotspur).

Antonio Conte won it three consecutive times with Chelsea in 2016 and Jurgen Klopp did likewise with Liverpool in 2019-20.

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