Nominee for Best Coach in Europe

 The trio of Carlo Ancelotti, Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp will compete for the UEFA Best Coach of the Year award for the 2021-2022 season.

UEFA Best Coach of the Year award for the 2021-2022 season.

The winner will be named, during the draw ceremony for the group stage of the Champions League (2022-2023), in Istanbul on the 25th of this month.

Ancelotti returned to Real Madrid last summer, and won the Spanish league with him, before becoming the first coach to win the Champions League for the fourth time, after defeating Liverpool (1-0) in the final.

Guardiola, 51, won his fourth Premier League title in the last 5 seasons, and reached the Champions League semi-finals, before falling to Real Madrid.

As for Klopp, he dreamed with his team of four titles until the final stages of the season, to be satisfied with the FA Cup, the League Cup, the English Premier League and the Champions League.

Eintracht Frankfurt coach Oliver Glasner came fourth with 75 points, Unai Emery (Villarreal) fifth with 74 points, and Jose Mourinho (Roma) sixth with 51 points.

An initial shortlist of six coaches was selected by the UEFA Technical Study Group.

The top 3 nominees were voted on by a jury consisting of coaches from the clubs that participated in the group stages of the Champions League, European League and European Conference League, in addition to a group of journalists.

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