UEFA Men’s Coach of the Year 2021
Thomas Tuchel, Chelsea Coach has been awarded the UEFA Men’s Coach of the Year for the 2020/21 season.
Tuchel defeated Roberto Mancini and Josep Guardiola to become the second German to win the accolade, following Hansi Flick, who won the first award for 2019/20. The prize winner was announced in Istanbul at the UEFA Champions League group stage draw for the 2022/23 season.
Tuchel oversaw a remarkable turnaround at Chelsea after taking over from Frank Lampard on January 26th, leading the club to their second UEFA Champions League victory and A UEFA Super Cup Win. With a runner-up finish with Paris Saint-Germain in 2019/20, he also became the first coach to reach consecutive finals with different clubs.
The top ten
1 Thomas Tuchel (Chelsea) – 378 points
2 Roberto Mancini (Italy) – 292 points
3 Josep Guardiola (Man. City) – 198 points
4 Unai Emery (Villarreal) – 64 points
5 Diego Simeone (Atlético de Madrid) – 29 points
6 Antonio Conte (Inter, now free agent) – 19 points
7 Gareth Southgate (England) – 18 points
8 Christophe Galtier (LOSC Lille, now at Nice) – 16 points
9 Ole Gunnar Solskjær (Manchester United) – 14 points
10 Kasper Hjulmand (Denmark) – 11 points