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Sarri, Klopp, 2 others nominated for August's EPL manager of the month

Sarri, Klopp, 2 others nominated for August's EPL manager of the month

- Blues manager Maurizio Sarri is in contention for his first Premier League manager award for the month of August

- He got his English topflight campaign off to a winning star after three round of matches which includes win over Arsenal

- Pochettino, Jurgen Klopp and Javi Garcia complete the list of four managers selected for the August edition of the EPL award

New Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has been nominated for this month's Premier League manager of the month.

The Italian born tactician replaced Antonio Conte as the head coach of the club and has been impressive in his side's start to the 2018-19 EPL campaign.

His side kicked off their season with a 3-0 victory over Bournemouth away from home, after which they beat Arsenal and Newcastle United in their second and third games respectively.

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Liverpool boss, Jurgen Klopp is another major contender for the award after his side's impressive start to the current league season.

The Reds have also won all three first matches to the season - as they thrashed West Ham United, Crystal Palace and Brighton & Hove Albion to sit atop of the EPL log with better goals difference ahead of the Spurs.

Tottenham Hotspur's Mauricio Pochettino and Watford boss Javi Garcia complete the list of nominated managers for the Engligh topflight award for the first year month.

Spurs kicked off their campaign for the season with a 2-1 over Newcastle United, after which they hammered Fulham 3-1 and they handed Jose Mourinho's Man United 3-0.

While the Hornets record victories over Brighton (2-0), Burnley (3-1) and Crystal Palace (2-1) in August to rank fourth at the moment.

All four managers in this category won all their three matches since the Premier League kicked off earlier in August.

Chelsea are currently third on the table while Watford complete the top four teams on the log after the first three matches this season. earlier reported that Real Madrid superstar Luka Modric emerged UEFA Champions League player of the year at a ceremony held in Monaco, France on Thursday evening, August 30.

The Croatia international defeated Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo and Liverpool star Mohamed Salah to win the UEFA award in Monaco.

Last season, Luka Modric was superb for Real Madrid helping them to win the 2017/18 Champions League title beating Liverpool in the final in Kiev.

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