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Vote for your Barclays Manager of the Month

6 Jan 2017
Barclays Manager of the Month nominees for December

Cast your vote and help decide the award for best Premier League manager in December

Jose Mourinho and Mauricio Pochettino are included on the four-man shortlist for the Barclays Manager of the Month award for December.

They join Chelsea's Antonio Conte, who is aiming to claim the award for a third month in a row, and Jurgen Klopp of Liverpool, winner in September. 

The Barclays Manager of the Month award is decided by a combination of votes by the public on premierleague.com and a panel of football experts. The public vote will count for 10% of the total.

The vote will close at 23.59 GMT on Monday, 9 January with the winner announced on Friday, 13 January.

See: How the Premier League awards work

December's Barclays Manager of the Month shortlist

Antonio Conte (Chelsea) P6 W6 GF13 GA3 GD+10
Conte made his claim for a third straight manager award as his side equalled the Premier League record of 13 consecutive victories in a single season with maximum points from their six fixtures. Chelsea never looked back after opening the month with a come-from-behind victory at the Etihad Stadium to extend their lead at the top of the table.
Man City 1-3 Chelsea; Chelsea 1-0 West Brom; Sunderland 0-1 Chelsea; Crystal Palace 0-1 Chelsea; Chelsea 3-0 AFC Bournemouth; Chelsea 4-2 Stoke City

Jurgen Klopp (Liverpool) P6 W4 D1 L1 GF14 GA7 GD+7
Klopp guided Liverpool to second place in the table with 13 points from a possible 18 last month. They recovered after a thrilling defeat at AFC Bournemouth and drawing at home to West Ham by winning four matches in row, including the Merseyside derby and at home to Manchester City on New Year's Eve.
AFC Bournemouth 4-3 Liverpool; Liverpool 1-1 West Ham; Middlesbrough 0-3 Liverpool; Everton 0-1 Liverpool; Liverpool 4-1 Stoke City; Liverpool 1-0 Man City

Jose Mourinho (Manchester United) P6 W5 D1 GF11 GA4 GD+7
The United manager can claim his first monthly award after an unbeaten December boosted United's top-four challenge. They won five in a row after opening the month with a draw at Everton, including a late come-from-behind victory at home to Middlesbrough.
Everton 1-1 Man Utd; Man Utd 1-0 Spurs; Crystal Palace 1-2 Man Utd; West Brom 0-2 Man Utd; Man Utd 3-1 Sunderland; Man Utd 2-1 Middlesbrough

Mauricio Pochettino (Tottenham Hotspur) P5 W4 L1 GF14 GA3 GD+11
A convincing victory over Swansea City kickstarted an impressive month for Spurs, who won four of their five league matches. Their cause was helped by three goals from Dele Alli, with two against Southampton as he helped his side end 2016 with a 4-1 win at St Mary's Stadium.
Spurs 5-0 Swansea City; Man Utd 1-0 Spurs; Spurs 3-0 Hull City; Spurs 2-1 Burnley; Southampton 1-4 Spurs

2016/17 winners

August 2016: Mike Phelan (Hull City)
September 2016: Jurgen Klopp (Liverpool)
October 2016: Antonio Conte (Chelsea)
November 2016: Antonio Conte (Chelsea)

See: Past awards winners

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