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Old 04-05-2016, 12:10 PM
Location: NYntarctica
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What do you guys think?

For me it's Simeone, since he manages to compete with Barca and Real with like a quarter of the money. He plays a bit defensively but it's out of sheer necessity and gets the most out of young players

After that it's Sampaoli, he did really well with Chile despite not having the same quality of players as some of the teams like Spain, Argentina, etc. His teams play a beautiful football that is a joy to watch as a neutral

Unai Emery, his Sevilla are consistently on the tails of the big three in Spain and in any other league Sevilla would be legitimate title contenders. Somehow he manages to turn relatively unknown Bacca and Gameiro into 20-goal strikers

Pochettino, he really turned Tottenham around and has by far the best goal differential in England. He loses a bit of respect though for taking Borussia Dortmund as a joke

Ranieri, the Italian tactical genius works really well in England, which is why Leicester are comfortably in first place as the football giants Mancity and Arsenal look on in jealousy. Even once teams started taking Leicester seriously, the magic hasn't worn off, and they're still winning games left and right

Sarri, he did a great job of improving Napoli. He achieved that by pushing Higuain and getting the most out of him, which is why Higgy is having a season for the ages. Napoli would be much closer to Juventus if not for an unlucky deflected goal in one of the most important games of the year

Pekerman is really underrated. His team struggled for a while, but over the past few games they dominated the table-leading Ecuador and now look to be back on track to the world cup. He knows how to adjust his tactics to the team, which is why players like Cuadrado and James Rodriguez look like the best in the world when playing for Colombia. He even managed to get a few last great games out of Falcao during his horrible decline phase

Carlo Ancelotti, he did very well with Real Madrid despite all their injuries, and was unfaily chased away. Real Madrid and the fans surely wish they could have a do-over on this one, seeing the way they played this year

Jurgen Klopp was fantastic for Borussia Dortmund and turned them into arguably the best team in the world for a couple of years

Rounding up the top ten is Pellegrini. His Man City play a really attractive attacking style football and have consistently finished in the top-3 in England over the past few years. I believe he has the third highest winning percentage of any PL manager in HISTORY, with the other two being Jose Mourinho and Sir Alex Ferguson, who might just be the best manager who has ever lived. Not a bad company to be in
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