The Premier League on Friday revealed the winners of the monthly awards as Mikel Arteta and Erling Haaland won the “Manager of the Month” and ‘Player of the Month’ for August.
The Manchester City striker has been in lightening form and has already reached double figures including a hat-trick.
Having endured a difficult afternoon in City’s Community Shield defeat to Liverpool at the end of July, Haaland went into action straight, scoring twice on his league debut away at West Ham.
An assist in his second game, and an hattrick in his third completes a great start for the striker in the EPL. Last two games in the month of August saw him score a brace in each games to complete 9 goals in 5 games in the month.
Arsenal’s Mikel Arteta has been named as the ‘Manager of the Month’ in August after helping the Gunners to the best possible start. They have so far picked up 15 points in six matches.
Wins over Fulham and Aston Villa at the end of the month capped an impressive August with their only loss coming from Manchester United.
Newcastle’s Allan Saint Maximin’s goal wins goal of the month.