Five men who oversaw superb results in April have been nominated for the Barclays Manager of the Month award.
The fans' votes will be combined with those of a panel of football experts to decide the winner.
Barclays Manager award shortlist
Unai Emery (AVL)
P7 W5 D1 L1 GD+8
The Spaniard’s transformation of Aston Villa continued as his team won five of seven matches, including a 3-0 victory over high-flying Newcastle United, to rise into the top seven of the table.
Pep Guardiola (MCI)
P5 W5 D0 L0 GD+12
A perfect month for Guardiola’s Manchester City, whose five wins from five included a 4-1 victory over Liverpool and an amazing performance to win by the same scoreline against Arsenal to take control of the title race.
Eddie Howe (NEW)
P7 W6 D0 L1 GD+14
Six wins from seven have put Newcastle on the verge of UEFA Champions League qualification. Howe’s side scored a Premier League high 22 goals in the month, including a memorable 6-1 win over Spurs.
Gary O'Neil (BOU)
P7 W5 D0 L2 GD+1
O’Neil’s AFC Bournemouth are all but safe from relegation after a run of five wins in seven matches, including a vital 4-1 victory over relegation rivals Leeds and a dramatic 3-2 triumph at Spurs.