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Guardiola ranks as second-best club coach of the decade

Diego Simeone named top club manager of the past 10 years

 Pep Guardiola’s remarkable achievements as a manager have not gone unnoticed.

The Manchester City manager is the second-best manager of the last decade (2011-2020) according to a recent poll.

The award is voted on by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics.

It was taken into consideration the TOP 20 of each yearly ranking of each category concerned and allocated points to each place

First place received 20 points, second place 19, the third 18 points and so on.

Athletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone narrowly beat out Guardiola for the award.

City’s boss has won this annual award twice before in 2009 and 2011.

Since becoming a manager the Spaniard has an impressive winning percentage of 72.5 all-time.

In stints at Barcelona, Bayern Munich, and now Manchester City he’s got a variety of accolades both individually and for his teams.

In his last 10 years, Guardiola has over a dozen trophies from his time in Spain, Germany, and England.

From 2011 to the present Guardiola’s won a Champions League title, three Bundesliga championships, and two Premier League titles.

The top 20 coaches of the past decade are:

  1. Diego Simeone- 152 points
  2. Pep Guardiola- 144 points
  3. Jurgen Klopp- 105 points
  4. Jose Mourinho- 91 points
  5. Maximiliano Allegri- 77 points
  6. Unai Emery- 70 points
  7. Zinedine Zidane- 59 points
  8. Carlo Ancelotti- 57 points
  9. Mauriccio Pochettino- 56 points
  10. Marcelo Gallardo- 56 points
  11. Antonio Conte- 53 points
  12. Claudio Ranieri- 36 points
  13. Alex Ferguson- 35 points
  14. Luis Enrique- 35 points
  15. Josef Heynckes- 34 points
  16. Ernesto Valverde- 26 points
  17. Arsene Wenger- 25 points
  18. Leonardo Jardim- 25 points
  19. Jesse Marsh- 22 points
  20. Laurent Blanc- 21 points

Since becoming City manager in July 2016, the Sky Blues have only gone one season without winning a trophy. (JSL).


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