Monday 21 September, 2020

Klopp named Premier League Manager of the Season

Liverpool's manager Jurgen Klopp, left, celebrates after the English Premier League trophy was presented at the teams last home game of the season against Chelsea  at Anfield Stadium in Liverpool, England, Wednesday, July 22, 2020. Liverpool won the match against Chelsea 5-3. (Paul Ellis, Pool via AP).

Liverpool's manager Jurgen Klopp, left, celebrates after the English Premier League trophy was presented at the teams last home game of the season against Chelsea at Anfield Stadium in Liverpool, England, Wednesday, July 22, 2020. Liverpool won the match against Chelsea 5-3. (Paul Ellis, Pool via AP).

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has been named Premier League Manager of the Season for 2019-20. 

The Reds won their first top-flight title in 30 years, finishing on a club-record 99 points, 18 clear of previous champions Manchester City. 

Klopp's side went unbeaten in its first 27 games, winning 26, and set a record for earliest title win by sealing their triumph with seven rounds of matches remaining. 

Klopp, who was named League Managers Association Manager of the Year last month, won the Premier League prize ahead of fellow nominees Frank Lampard, Brendan Rodgers and Chris Wilder. 

Liverpool right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold claimed the Young Player of the Season prize and is also up for the Player of the Season accolade, along with team-mates Jordan Henderson and Sadio Mane. 

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