Friday, 18 November 2016


Eden Harzard and Antonio Conte Win Premier League Player and Manager of The Month Award For October.

The England Premier League FA and Panel on Friday 18th November released the result of the October month award.
Chelsea's Eden Hazard and Coach Antonio Conte have been rewarded for their good form and run in October by winning the Premier League Player and Manager of the month awards respectively..

Chelsea win all their October month fixtures against Hull City, Leicester City, Manchester United and Southampton. All the winning were rewarded with a clean sheet after Conte's three man defence formation work for him and make the team strong in backline.

Conte is the sixth Chelsea Manager to win the Premier League Manager Monthly award after Claudio Ranieri, Jose Mourinho, Avram Grant, Carlo Ancelotti and Rafael Benitez. And he is the fifth Italian Manager to win it after Claudio Ranieri, Carlo Ancelotti, Roberto Di Matteo and Roberto Mancini.

Conte won the October Month award from the shortlist of four that also featured Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp, Stoke City's Mark Hughes and Arsene Wenger of Arsenal.

After receiving the award, Conte said "It is the first time i work in another country with a different culture, and when you want to bring your own philosophy it is not easy, but now I am glad for this choice."

Hazard is the 17th Chelsea player to win the Player monthly award and the first time for his-self. Also he is the fourth Belgian player to claim the award after Marouane Fellaini, Jan Vertonghen and Christian Benteke.

After receiving the award, Hazard said " Thank you for voting me, see you next month for the same award. It's good but at the end the most important is to win the season.
"Without my team-mates I am nothing. We did well this month and I hope we can continue like this.

"People said I don't shoot enough, now I try to shoot and score every game when I'm on the pitch. Before I was thinking about the last pass to make an assist, now I can do it myself."

The 25-year-old won the award from a shortlist of seven players that also featured Burnley goalkeeper Tom Heaton, Stoke City's Joe Allen, Manchester City's Ikay Gundogan, Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho and Chelsea's Diego Costa and N'Golo Kante.



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