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Mane earns EA SPORTS Player of the Month award

08/09/2017
Sadio Mane, Liverpool, August EA SPORTS Player of the Month

Senegalese winger tops seven-man shortlist after three goals in August for Liverpool

Sadio Mane's free-scoring start to the season has earned him the EA SPORTS Player of the Month award for August.

The Liverpool winger is the Premier League's joint-top scorer with three goals, two of which earned nominations for the Carling Goal of the Month award won by AFC Bournemouth's Charlie Daniels

Mane has netted in each of Liverpool's three matches, including the winner against Crystal Palace, to help Jurgen Klopp's side to second in the table.

“I want to say thanks to all of my teammates because without them I am nothing," Mane told liverpoolfc.com.

The Senegal international received the most combined votes from a panel of experts, Premier League captains and fans to claim the prize ahead of six other nominees.

He beat Manchester United trio Phil JonesRomelu Lukaku and Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Huddersfield Town's Jonas Lossl, Chelsea's Alvaro Morata, and team-mate Mohamed Salah.

See: Past EA SPORTS Players of the Month

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