Neil Warnock of Cardiff City and new Leeds United boss Thomas Christiansen are battling it out with Ipswich Town's Mick McCarthy and Wolves' Nuno.
Times have certainly changed for Villa - the last time the award made its way to this part of the Midlands their fortunes were very different.
First, David Wagner and Aaron Mooy are nominated for Player and Manager of the Month, then Nakhi Wells commits his future. Great day all round.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has said the club will know more over the next couple of days as to whether striker Daniel Sturridge will be fit enough to face Swansea on Monday.