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September 2021's Barclays Manager of the Month nominees

2 Oct 2021
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Arteta, Guardiola, Klopp, Potter and Smith on shortlist for award

Five men have been nominated for September 2021's Barclays Manager of the Month award.

Fans had until 12:00 BST on Monday 4 October to vote for their favourite.

The public vote was then combined with those of a panel of football experts to decide the winner.

See: Arteta named Barclays Manager of the Month

Barclays Manager of the Month nominees

Mikel Arteta (ARS)
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The Spaniard guided Arsenal to three straight wins, beating Norwich City and Burnley 1-0, before a scintillating first-half display sealed a 3-1 victory over Tottenham Hotspur.

Pep Guardiola (MCI)
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Guardiola oversaw dominant 1-0 victories at Leicester City and Chelsea as Manchester City kept three clean sheets in September.

Jurgen Klopp (LIV)
P3 W2 D1 L0 GD+6
Liverpool extended their unbeaten start, scoring an impressive nine goals as they beat Leeds United and Crystal Palace 3-0 before being held in a six-goal thriller at Brentford.

Graham Potter (BHA)
P3 W2 D1 L0 GD+2
Brighton & Hove Albion continued their fine start to the season with an unbeaten month, scoring late goals to win at Brentford and draw at Palace either side of beating Leicester.

Dean Smith (AVL)
P3 W2 D0 L1 GD+1
Aston Villa claimed their first win at Old Trafford since 2009, beating Manchester United 1-0, while they also ended Everton's unbeaten start with a 3-0 victory.

Also in this series

Part 1: September's EA SPORTS Player of the Month shortlist
Part 3: September's Budweiser Goal of the Month contenders
Part 4: September's PL2 Player of the Month shortlist

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