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Aston Villa head coach Unai Emery is April's Premier League manager
He beat competition from four other coaches, including Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola.
The Spaniard is yet to win the monthly honor this season despite Man City leading the league
Aston Villa head coach Unai Emery has been named EA Sports Premier League Coach of the Month for April, the first time he has won the award.
He guided Villa to five wins, one draw and one loss after seven games in a busy April for the West Midlands club, putting them in a European position of qualifying for the season. next prize.
He beat competitors from Pep Guardiola, Eddie Howe, Roy Hodgson and Gary O'Neil in controversial fashion, with many fans believing he was third on the list of winners. most deserving.
Pep Guardiola watched Manchester City's 2-1 win over Leeds United. James Gill's photo. Source:
As reported by the official website of the Premier League, Guardiola has led Man City to 5/5 wins. City clinched first place from longtime league leaders Arsenal, beating the Gunners 4-1 in an overwhelming display at the Etihad Stadium.
Guardiola has yet to win the monthly award
Shocking news, the former Barcelona manager has yet to lift the trophy every month this season, despite City's impressive record as they chase the treble.
With a month left in the season, he had to win the award to avoid the unwanted record of being the second title-winning coach not to win the award. That was after Jose Mourinho lost in the 2014/15 season, although Chelsea topped the table from matches 1-38. If Man City win the maximum number of points in the remaining 5 matches, they will be crowned champions for the 5th time under the former coach of Bayern Munich.
According to Football365, Emery is the first coach other than Arteta, Ten Hag and Howe to win this award, the Gunners boss having won it four times.
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