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Eden Hazard, Nuno Santo win Premier League player and manager for September

Eden Hazard, Nuno Santo win Premier League player and manager for September

- Chelsea star Eden Hazard wins EPL player of the month while Nuno Santos edge Guardiola and others to the manager's edition

- The Belgian scored five times in four matches for the Stamford Bridge outfit in the month under review

- Wolves manager Nuno Santo clinched the manager's category of the prize after beating Guardiola, Klopp and Emery to the award

Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Nuno Espírito Santo wins Premier League manager award for September.

The newly promoted side avoided defeat in the English topflight in the month under review - which include their 1-1 draw against Manchester United at Old Trafford.

They defeated West Ham United, Burnley and Southampton in the process which ranks them among top seven teams on the log after eight EPL games.

His side kept three clean sheets and conceded just one goal in all of their four English topflight encounters.

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Nuno Santos beat Manchester City's Pep Guardiola, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp and Unai Emery of Arsenal to the prestigious prize.

While receiving his award, Nuno Santo said that: "It reflects the hard work of everybody in the club," he said.

"It represents the effort of everybody working here, everybody at Molineux, our fans, the players, everybody.

"There are no individual prizes in football, everything comes from the team."

Chelsea star Eden Hazard won the player's category of the awards after scoring five superb goals in four matches.

This will be the second time the Belgian attacker has won the award this season as he helped the Blues maintain their unbeaten run in the league. He initially won the award first October 2016.

His goals during their matches against Cardiff City, AFC Bournemouth and Liverpool keep the Stamford Bridge among top teams on the table.

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He was better than Willy Boly (Woves), Alexandre Lacazette (Arsenal), James Maddison (Leicester) Gylfi Sigurdsson (Everton) and Raheem Sterling (Manchester City).

Legit.ng earlier reported that Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has been shortlisted among the four managers contending for the Premier League manager of the month.

The Citizens won all four English topflight encounters in September under review and scored 12 goals in the process while conceding just once in the entire month.

Other managers in contention for the prestigious prize are Arsenal boss Unai Emery, Jurgen Klopp (Liverpool) and Wolverhampton Wanderers Nuno Espirito Santo.

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