- FIFA has released 12 man shortlist for the coach of the year award
- Pep Guardiola is shortlisted alongside Zidane, Allegri, Mourinho, Tite
- Four Premier League managers, two international managers on the list
Real Madrid's Zinedine Zidane and Juventus' Max Allegri have both been shortlisted for the FIFA coach of the year award after making the Champions League final last season.
Joachim Low's effort in helping his team win the FIFA Confederation's Cup with a weakened team has been rewarded with a place on the list.
Europa League and Football League Cup winner with Manchester United Jose Mourinho is also included along with former Barcelona coach Luis Enrique.
Also included is Brazil national team boss Tite, Tottenham Hotspurs Mauricio Pochettino and Bayern Munich's Carlo Ancelotti.
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AS Monaco's Leandro Jardim rounds up the list after winning Ligue 1 and reaching the Champions League semi-finals.
The current winner of the award is former Leicester City coach Claudio Ranieri.
The winner of the award will be named on October 23 in The Best ceremony to be held in London.
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