Jürgen Klopp: German tactician named League Managers Association manager of the year

Jürgen Klopp: German tactician named League Managers Association manager of the year

- Jürgen Klopp had a remarkable season with Liverpool guiding them to the league title

- The German tactician has been named the League Managers Association manager of the year

- He pipped Wycombe's Gareth Ainsworth and Sheffield United’s Chris Wilder to the award

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Jürgen Klopp guided Liverpool to Premier League glory for the first time in 30 years and he has now emerged the League Managers Association manager of the year.

The German tactician won the award on Monday night, July 27, beating Wycombe's manager Gareth Ainsworth and Sheffield United’s Chris Wilder to the prestigious individual accolade.

The prestigious award is named the 'Sir Alex Ferguson trophy' and the Manchester United legend sent a special video message to the Liverpool boss.

“And, of course, the winner: Jürgen Klopp. Jürgen: fantastic. I speak about Leeds United, 16 years in the Championship,” Ferguson said.

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“Liverpool, 30 years since winning that league - incredible and thoroughly deserved. The performance level of your team was outstanding. Your personality went right through the whole club. I think it was a marvellous, marvellous performance."

Jürgen Klopp: German tactician named League Managers Association manager of the year

Jürgen Klopp puts the Premier League medal round his neck. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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Meanwhile, Paul Pogba has given a massive hint to Man United fans that he will still be a Red Devil shortly after their win at Leicester City.

United secured a top-four finish in the Premier League and booked their place in next season's Champions League.

It took second half goals from Bruno Fernandes and Jesse Lingard to get the better of the Foxes at the King Power Stadium.

After playing last season in the Europa League, United will not return to the elite competition and Pogba has hinted he wants to be part of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's squad.

The French midfielder has been linked with a move away from Old Trafford on several occasions but he has finally suggested that he is going nowhere.

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The 27-year-old took to his Twitter account after the match and said: "Let’s gooooooo @ChampionsLeague baby" .

United legend Roy Keane had also praised Pogba for his recent form and urged the Frenchman to show more consistency in his game.

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk is fast rising to legendary status in the Premier League after becoming the fifth player to play every minute for the champions.

The Dutchman joined the Reds from Southampton in a deal valued around €85 million over two years ago and he became an instant hit for the club.

Barely 18 months after his mega-million move to Anfield, he helped the club win the Champions League.

The 29-year-old centre-back crowned his efforts by helping his side end their 30-year wait for the Premier League title having narrowly missed it to Manchester City the previous campaign.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Manchester United got so many people, including Tyson Fury, excited after qualifying for the Champions League championship next season.

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The Red Devils defeated Leicester City 2-0 at the King Power Stadium on Premier League final day to finish behind Liverpool and Manchester City.

WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury could not hide his excitement after the final whistle, celebrating the club for the feat they achieved.

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