Top five Premier League managers who’ve won the most Manager of the Month awards

Claudio Ranieri recently won his fourth Manager of the Month award, his second of the current season in which he has guided Leicester City to an improbable Premier League title challenge. The Italian has now won as many awards as Carlo Ancelotti, Roy Hodgson, Joe Kinnear, Manuel Pellegrini, and Gordon Strachan, according to The Sun. Ranieri has even won more awards than the likes of Jose Mourinho, Alan Pardew, Mauricio Pochettino, and Brendan Rodgers. Still, Ranieri isn’t featured in the top five, but which managers are? Let’s find out! 5. Sam Allardyce –…

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Alex Ferguson warns Pep Guardiola about the Premier League

Football fans from all over the world are counting down the days until Pep Guardiola takes over as coach at Manchester City. The current Bayern Munich and former Barcelona boss agreed to become the Citizens’ next coach earlier this year, replacing Manuel Pellegrini on the bench. The Spaniard’s move to the English top flight comes with great expectations, as he’s gained much success in Germany and Spain. However, Manchester United legend Alex Ferguson has now come out to warn Guardiola. “Man City have made a real coup in getting him…

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Jurgen Klopp calls Alex Ferguson “the John Lennon of football”, Twitter reacts

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp in his pre-match conference on Friday called former Man Utd manager Sir Alex Ferguson the John Lennon of football. Klopp was addressing the media ahead of United’s Sunday trip to Anfield, and he was full of praise for the legendary manager. Comparing Sir Alex to the famous Liverpool musician, he said: “Maybe he is the best ever. The John Lennon of football or something.” Users on Twitter, as usual, reacted in numbers to the comments. United fans loved them, Liverpool fans not so much. If Sir…

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Arsenal gossip: Gunners to make £10.5m move for starlet Brazilian as Cavani remains on radar

Monday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer gossip. Olivier Giroud admits he has to man up and accept being on the bench for Arsenal because Theo Walcott has been so good up front, the Daily Mirror reports. Walcott netted for England against Estonia on Friday night to make it seven goals in nine for club and country. Arsenal are lining up a move for Brazilian youngster Luis Henrique, the Daily Express reports. That is according to Goal Brazil, who claim Henrique’s agent Kia Joorabchian is keen to find the young striker…

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Man United gossip: Sir Alex praises Klopp appointment as van Gaal targets Rojo replacement

Saturday’s biggest Man United gossip. Manchester United are prepared to sell defender Marcos Rojo, 25, in the January transfer window and replace him with 23-year-old Porto defender Bruno Martins Indi, the Manchester Evening News reports. Rojo’s relationship with Louis van Gaal is understood to have broken down over a string of issues and the United manager has identified Dutchman Martins Indi as Rojo’s ideal replacement. Barcelona are considering a transfer move for Manchester United star Ander Herrera, according to Tuttomercatoweb. The Catalan giants are in the market for several new…

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Man United gossip: Gunners star has warning for Shaw while new Ronaldo link emerges

Thursday’s biggest Man United news and transfer roundup. Former Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has shed some light on speculation linking Cristiano Ronaldo with a return to his old club Manchester United. According to the Daily Express, the Italian tactician has poured cold water on the proposed deal, saying he expects Ronaldo to see out the remainder of his career at the Bernabeu. Versatile Manchester United star Daley Blind has stated his preference for playing centre-back after being used in a number of roles for club and country, the Metro…

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Man United gossip: De Gea set for first team return as young striker nears departure

Tuesday’s biggest Manchester United news and transfer rumours. Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea, 24, is ready to play for Spain on Tuesday and could make his first appearance of the season for the Red Devils against Liverpool on Saturday, The Times reports. The custodian has been left out of United’s squad so far this term amid fears that he isn’t in the right frame of mind to play. However, Argentine Sergio Romero, 28, knows De Gea’s return leaves him with a fight to keep the number one shirt at…

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Wayne Rooney reveals differences with former Man United boss Sir Alex Ferguson

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has lifted the lid over differences he had with former manager Sir Alex Ferguson following his quit threat in 2013, the Daily Express reports. The England international sought to leave Old Trafford until he was offered a bumper new deal and has since become the club captain under current boss Louis van Gaal. However, the 29-year-old has highlighted the differences he went through with Sir Alex, stating that differences between players and managers is common, and he sometimes goes through the same thing with England…

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Man United news: Pogba backs Martial for big future, and Real Madrid defender on radar

Here is Monday’s news and gossip concerning Manchester United: Former United midfielder Paul Pogba has backed new signing Anthony Martial to have a bright future at Old Trafford, according to The Sun. The Juventus man has been working closely with the 19-year-old as part of Didier Deschamps’ France squad, and has been impressed what he has seen. “I’m very happy for him, he’s changed clubs now, he’s in the Premier League where he will train with great players and will keep improving,” he said. Louis van Gaal is interested in a…

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The BATH that persuaded Alex Ferguson to bring Eric Cantona to Man United

Sir Alex Ferguson has revealed that he decided to bring Eric Cantona to Manchester United after hearing his own players talk about him while somewhat bizarrely joining the squad for a post-game bath, the Daily Mirror report. The Frenchman was part of the Leeds side that went on to win the First Division title in 1992, and looked set to be an important part of Howard Wilkinson’s plans the following season, scoring a hat-trick in both the Charity Shield win over Liverpool, and a league game against Tottenham. And Ferguson…

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Former Man United legend Sir Alex Ferguson named as Premier League’s most influential figure

Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has been named as the most influential person in Premier League history. READ MORE: Manchester United Transfer News Ten unstoppable players Manchester United almost signed Man United would lucky to sign key target, says ex-Real Madrid chief In a list compiled by the Daily Mail, the veteran tactician saw off competition from the likes of Roman Abramovich, Rupert Murdoch and Richard Scudamore to exert his influence on the top flight. Current Premier League managers Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho also featured amongst the…

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