January's Barclays Manager of the Month nominees

26 Jan 2023

Arteta, Cooper, De Zerbi, Emery and Frank on the shortlist for award

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Five managers with unbeaten records in January were nominated for the Barclays Manager of the Month award.

You could have your say by voting for either Mikel Arteta, Steve Cooper, Roberto De Zerbi, Unai Emery or Thomas Frank before 12:00 GMT on Monday 30 January.

See: Arteta named Barclays Manager of the Month

The fans' votes will be combined with those of a panel of football experts to decide the winner.

Barclays Manager shortlist

Mikel Arteta (ARS)
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It has been another stellar month for November/December award winner Arteta. Arsenal claimed seven points out of nine from matches against three of their main rivals, finishing January with a thrilling 3-2 win over Manchester United.

Steve Cooper (NFO)
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The Welshman oversaw an unbeaten four-match run for Nottingham Forest, who started 2023 in the bottom three but will end the month in 13th. Highlights included back-to-back wins against Southampton and Leicester City.

Roberto De Zerbi (BHA)
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The Italian has Brighton & Hove Albion ticking. His team scored nine goals in January, with seven of those coming as they blew away Everton and Liverpool by 4-1 and 3-0 scorelines respectively.

Unai Emery (AVL)
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Emery has hit the ground running at Villa Park. An impressive 2-0 win at Tottenham Hotspur was followed by consecutive victories over Leeds United and Southampton.

Thomas Frank (BRE)
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Brentford enjoyed another successful month under the guidance of Frank, who is shortlisted for the award for the second time in a row. The Bees were unbeaten in three matches and claimed convincing wins over Liverpool and AFC Bournemouth before a draw at Leeds United.​

Also in this series

Part 1: Castrol Save of the Month nominees
Part 2: EA SPORTS Player of the Month shortlist
Part 4: Budweiser Goal of the Month contenders

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