Chelsea boss Antonio Conte and Mauricio Pochettino are among a list of six nominees for the Premier League Manager of the Season award.
The shortlist which was released on Monday by the Premier Leafue, has four surprise names Swansea City boss Paul Clement, Tony Pulis of West Brom, Eddie Howe of Bournemouth and Burnley's Sean Dyche.
Notable managers like Arsenal's Arsene Wenger, Manchester United's Jose Mourinho, Manchester City's Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp of Liverpool were however omitted from the list.
Conte's inclusion did not come as a surprise after guiding Chelsea to their second Premier League title in three seasons.
He will be leading his side out in the FA Cup final againt Arenal in Wembley on May 27.
Pochettino has had an outstanding season with Spurs after guaranteeing a second place finish in the league and a place in next season's UEFA Champions League.
Aside from doing well in the league, Pochettino led Spurs to the semi-final of this season's FA Cup.
The quartet of Clement, Pulis, Dyche and Howe were instrumental in making sure their teams maintain their EPL status.Copyright © 2020 Completesports.com All rights reserved. The information contained in Completesports.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Completesports.com.