For steering Chelsea to their 6th Premier League victory in his first season in charge, Chelsea coach, Antonio Conte has been named Premier League manager of the year by the League Managers Association. The honour was bestowed on him at their 25th annual awards dinner.

The Italian who succeeded Jose Mourinho last summer joined the club after helming Italy’s Euro 2016 campaign, Conte transformed the Blues from 10th to first, overseeing 30 wins, three draws and five defeats.