English Premier League announce nominees for February Manager and Player of the Month
Posted: 2 March 2018 Time: 15:00
February provided an immense amount of entertainment for Premier League football fans globally and the nominees for Player of the Month and Manager of the Month has officially been revealed.
With Manchester City edging closer to the league title with a 16 point lead over second-placed Manchester United, a representative from the Citizens was likely to be involved.
Sergio Aguero's four-goal haul in the 5-1 thrashing of Leicester City puts the Argentina international in pole position to walk away with the honour, but Chelsea's Eden Hazard and Liverpool's Mohamed Salah are also real contenders - with the latter scoring four goals in three games.
The other nominees are Xherdan Shaqiri (Stoke City), Glenn Murray, Pascal Groß (Brighton) and Moussa Dembele (Tottenham).
In the managerial front, Reds head coach Jurgen Klopp lead the Merseysiders to two victories out of three, while Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino oversaw to London derby triumphs over Arsenal and Crystal Palace respectively - the third fixture was a 2-2 draw at Anfield between the top-four rivals.
The other three nominees for the monthly award is David Wagner (Huddersfield), Javi Garcia (Watford) and Chris Houghton (Brighton).
List of Player of the Month nominees:
List of Manager of the Month nominees: