This online news medium had reported that Guardiola whose team claimed the Premier League over the weekend beat Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp and others to win the accolade.
Last year, the Spanish tactician was also voted as the best manager in England as his boys swept the domestic league.
Speaking after receiving the award on Tuesday, the former Barcelona boss noted that “It’s an honour to receive this award.
“But the merit goes to the entire team, the players and the staff. Thanks to all!”
— Premier League (@premierleague) May 14, 2019
City are on course to landing the domestic treble having won the league and League Cup with an FA Cup final on Saturday against Wolves.