Guardiola, Klopp and Hughton up for Premier League Manager of the Year

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James Tarkowski has been recognised for his role in forming a solid back four helping to keep an impressive 11 clean sheets in his first season after being promoted to the starting lineup full time.

And while a double from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and further goals from Alexandre Lacazette, Sead Kolasinac and Alex Iwobi made the Clarets no more than welcome guests, Burnley's work had already been done in capping a memorable season by sealing a place in Europe for the first time in 51 years.

Everton's home draw with Southampton means the Toffees are unable to get past Burnley and into the Premier League's top seven.

Burnley hold a six-point lead over eighth-placed Everton with just two games to play, with Sam Allardyce's side also needing a 15-goal swing in their favour to finish seventh.

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Dyche is up against Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp,Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez, Crystal Palace's Roy Hodgson, Brighton and Hove Albion's manager Chris Hughton and Manchester City's title-winning manager Pep Guardiola.

Victory over the Gunners in Arsene Wenger's last game in charge at the Emirates would draw them level on points, though this year's Europa League semi-finalists would still have a game in hand.

In their first season back in the Premier League, Burnley finished 16th last season.

A panel of football experts and a public vote will decide the victor.