Mauricio POCHETTINO, Marcelo GALLARDO, Ricardo GARECA nominated for FIFA best coach


Mauricio POCHETTINO, Marelo GALLARDO and Ricardo GARECA have all been nominated for the FIFA best coach of the year.

The list of the 10 nominees has been announced and Argentina have the most representatives of any country among them. Mauricio POCHETTINO of Tottenham was a Champions League finalist while finishing fourth in the Premier League and a semi-final appearance in the Carabao Cup.

Marcelo GALLARDO won the 2018 Copa Libertadores with River Plate while also wining the Recopa and finishing third at the FIFA Club World Cup. As for Ricardo GARECA, he helped guide Peru to a 2019 Copa America final. Here’s the final list:

Jurgen KLOPP, Liverpool
Pep GUARDIOLA, Manchester City
Mauricio POCHETTINO, Tottenham Hotspur
Fernando SANTOS, Portugal
TITE, Brazil
Ricardo GARECA, Peru
Erik TEN HAG, Ajax
Marcelo GALLARDO, River Plate
Didier DESCHAMP, France
Djamel BELMADI, Algeria


  1. Add to those three Coudet and Beccacece (who was wanted recently by Ecuador NT to coach) and you see why we don’t need to look for foreign coaches.

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