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Friday 07 February 2014

Pellegrini and Johnson win Barclays monthly awards

Manchester City manager and the Sunderland winger win Manager and Player of Month

Sunderland's Adam Johnson scored five goals in January

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini and Sunderland winger Adam Johnson have won the Barclays monthly awards for January.

Pellegrini's Man City team won all four matches in January. He has won the Manager of the Month award for the second time in a row.

Adam Johnson has won his first Barclays Player of the Month award for his role in helping Sunderland move out of the Barclays Premier League relegation zone.

Johnson scored five goals in three matches as the Black Cats, including a hat-trick in the victory over Fulham.

Key Points

  • Man City's Manuel Pellegrini and Sunderland's Adam Johnson win Barclays Manager and Player awards for January
  • Johnson scored five goals in three Barclays Premier League matches for Sunderland
  • Pellegrini wins second award in a row as Man City win all of their January matches