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Here are the 11 nominees for Fifa Coach of the Year

Gareth Southgate, Pep Guardiola and Zinedine Zidane have been included on the shortlist.

Gareth Southgate Pep Guardiola and Zinedine Zidane are among the nominees for Fifa Coach of the Year.
Gareth Southgate Pep Guardiola and Zinedine Zidane are among the nominees for Fifa Coach of the Year.

ENGLAND MANAGER GARETH Southgate is among the nominees for the Fifa Best Coach of the Year award.

The Three Lions boss guided the side to fourth place at the 2018 World Cup, and is in elite company.

Pep Guardiola is also nominated after taking Manchester City to the Premier League, alongside Champions League winner Zinedine Zidane, who oversaw Real Madrid’s victory over Liverpool.

Croatia’s Zlatko Dalic, whose side beat England in the semi-finals of the World Cup, is also nominated, along with Didier Deschamps, who lifted the trophy with Les Bleus after their 4-2 win over the Croats in the final.

Stanislav Cherchesov guided Russia to the quarter-finals, beating Spain on penalties along the way, while Roberto Martinez took Belgium to third place, beating England twice along the way.

The rest of the field is made up of club managers; Massimiliano Allegri took Juventus to yet another Serie A title, while Jurgen Klopp guided Liverpool to the Champions League final, though they were beaten by Real.

The full nominees are as follows: Massimiliano Allegri (Juventus), Stanislav Cherchesov (Russia), Zlatko Dalic (Croatia), Didier Deschamps (France), Pep Guardiola (Manchester City), Jurgen Klopp (Liverpool), Roberto Martinez (Belgium), Diego Simeone (Atletico Madrid), Gareth Southgate (England), Ernesto Valverde (Barcelona), Zinedine Zidane (Real Madrid).

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