Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp wins FIFA best manager award

NEWS DIGEST – Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has been named the best men’s coach for 2020 at the Best FIFA awards.

The Liverpool manager won the prize for a second successive season after beating off competition from Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa and Bayern Munich’s Hansi Flick, who were the other finalists for the award.

Klopp’s side followed up their 2018-2019 Champions League triumph by winning the 2019-20 Premier League as the Reds ended a 30-year wait to win the top flight title.

Klopp gave credit to his coaching team, saying: “I have to thank these boys. What we did in the last few years was really special.”

On the Premier League title, the German added: “I had no idea how it would feel and it felt absolutely overwhelming.”