Manchester City boss, Guardiola, sets manager of the month record

Written By: BBC/Beth Nyaga

Guardiola sets manager of the month record
during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at Etihad Stadium on December 16, 2017 in Manchester, England.

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has set a Premier League record by being named manager of the month four consecutive times.

The 46-year-old was named winner of December’s award as his side produced six league wins and a draw.

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Chelsea boss Antonio Conte won the award three times in a row in 2016.

Tottenham striker Harry Kane was player of the month for December to equal ex-Liverpool midfielder Steven Gerrard’s record of winning the award six times.

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Kane, 24, struck eight goals – including two hat-tricks – during December.

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His Spurs side produced four wins, a draw and a single defeat to Guardiola’s City, who remain unbeaten in the Premier League and sit 15 points clear at the top.

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