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Friday 08 November 2013

Aguero and Pochettino win Barclays awards

Sergio Aguero and Mauricio Pochettino win and player and manager awards for October

Southampton boss Mauricio Pochettino won Barclays Manager of the Month

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero and Southampton head coach Mauricio Pochettino have won the Barclays Player and Manager of the Month awards for October.

Argentina striker Aguero scored four goals in three Barclays Premier League matches during the month, including two against West Ham United.

Southampton boss Mauricio Pochettino, who is also from Argentina, guided his Saints side to seven points from three matches in October. The only draw was against last season's league champions Manchester United at Old Trafford.

Both of the winners got the awards for the first time.

Key Points

  • Argentinean pair win Barclays Manager and Player of the Month awards for October
  • Man City striker Sergio Aguero wins Barclays Player of the Month award
  • Southampton head coach Mauricio Pochettino awarded Barclays Manager of the Month trophy