Pep Guardiola bags Premier League Manager of the Month for the third successive month after his Manchester City side won each of the four of their matches in November.
Guardiola’s men recorded wins over Arsenal, Leicester, Huddersfield and Southampton a month ago as they proceed with remarkable beginning to the season.
The City manager additionally scooped the gong in September and October, as his side continue their record-breaking run of 15 successful match wins.
For the September and October gongs, Guardiola demonstrated a touch of class by posing with close individuals from his training staff while collecting the honor.
Guardiola topped a six-man shortlist to arrive the November award becoming the second manager to ever to win it three straight time.
Chelsea’s Antonio Conte, Burnley’s Sean Dyche, Man United’s Jose Mourinho, Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp and Arsenal’s Arsene Wenger were other manager nominated.
Conte is the main other man to have won three straight Manager of the Month awards – in October, November and December of 2016. Conte’s Chelsea side had recorded 13 successful triumphs en route to the league tittle.
With triumphs over West Ham, United and Swansea as of now in December, Guardiola could well turn into the main man ever to win the award four straight times.
November’ award is the fourth altogether for Guardiola since coaching in England. He got it in February 2017 amid his initially season in charge for City.
City became the first team to ever record 15 back to back Premier League triumphs after beating Swansea 4-0 at the Liberty Stadium on Wednesday night.
They had equalled the record, already set by Arsenal in 2002 crosswise over two seasons, with the 2-1 win at Old Trafford which saw them make a colossal stride towards the securing the Premier League title.
City have dropped just two points this season, in August’s 1-1 home draw with Everton which was just their second fixture of the 2017-18 campaign.
In total they have managed 16 victories from 17 matches played and sit 11 points clear of Mourinho’s United in second.
City have scored a remarkable 52 goals so far this season, an average of more than three goals a game, and have conceded just 11 times.
The table toppers have three players in the top 10 of the scoring charts this season – Sergio Aguero (10), Raheem Sterling (9) and Gabriel Jesus (8).
The record for most total Manager of the Month wins is held by Sir Alex Ferguson, who won it 27 times throughout his glittering 27-year spell in charge of United. Arsenal manager Wenger is a distant second with 15.