Chelsea's coach Antonio Conte has been named Premier League manager of the year by the League Managers Association at their 25th annual awards dinner.
Former Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew is the surprise name in the frame for the vacant manager's job at Sunderland, sources have told ESPN FC.
Goalkeeper David Stockdale looks set to leave Brighton & Hove Albion after contract talks broke down, sources have told ESPN FC.
Marco Silva remained tight-lipped about his future at Hull but admitted he has already decided whether he will stay with the relegated Prem side.
The trophy will be given to the manager chosen by his peers as the one to have achieved the most in a season.
It would appear that new Birmingham boss Harry Redknapp has once again worked his magic by bringing in a big-name signing on the cheap.