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December 2019 Barclays Manager of the Month nominees

4 Jan 2020

Jurgen Klopp, Nigel Pearson and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer up for December award

Three men have been nominated for the Barclays Manager of the Month award for December.

Fans had until 18:00 GMT on Monday 6 January to vote for their favourite out of Jurgen Klopp, Nigel Pearson and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

Their vote will then be combined with those of a panel of football experts to decide the winner, who will be announced later this week.

December 2019 Barclays Manager shortlist 
Jurgen Klopp
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The German is seeking a fourth Barclays award of the season. His Liverpool team won all five of their Premier League matches to extend their lead at the top of the table, most notably triumphing 4-0 at second-placed Leicester City, while also winning the FIFA Club World Cup.

Nigel Pearson (WAT)
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After being appointed in early December, Pearson oversaw Watford's first home win of the season in his first match in charge at Vicarage Road, beating Manchester United. He has since taken the Hornets off the bottom with a 1-1 draw at Sheffield United and a 3-0 victory over Aston Villa.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (MUN)
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The Norwegian led his side to back-to-back victories over Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City, before ending the month with two more wins against Newcastle United and Burnley.

2019/20 Barclays Manager winners 

August: Jurgen Klopp (LIV)
September: Jurgen Klopp (LIV)
October: Frank Lampard (CHE)
November: Jurgen Klopp (LIV)

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