Pukki, Barnes, Firmino And City Stars Nominated For Premier League Player Of The Month

Teemu Pukki, Ashley Barnes, Roberto Firmino and a trio of City stars have been nominated for August’s Premier League Player of the month award. The nominated City trio include Kevin de Bruyne, Sergio Aguero and Raheem Sterling.

Sterling scored an impressive hat-trick in his the Citizen’s opener against West Ham, while he grabbed his fourth and fifth of the season in the 2-2 draw with the Lilywhites and the 3-1 win over Bournemouth.

Meanwhile, Norwich striker, Pukki has been in exceptional form the Premier League new boys netting five times – including their season’s opener against Liverpool – and turning provider once in four games this term.

Sergio Aguero now leads the goal scoring chart with 6 goals, 2 of which game in City’s 4-0 mauling of Brighton and Hove Albion.

After an injury-laden 2018/19 campaign, De Bruyne is back with a bang and has started on the front foot, making five assists and one goal in his side’s four games so far.

Liverpool striker, Roberto Firmino and Ashley Barnes who leads the line for Burnley have both found the net four times this term.

The nominations for Manager of the month was also released with Guardiola on the list after guiding the Citizens to second place on the log standings.

Jurgen Klopp also paved way for his name into the list after guiding his side to four wins from their four opening games of the campaign. Leicester City’s Brendan Rodgers also makes the list for an incredible rebuilding job he’s doing at the King Power Stadium.

Crystal Palace’s Roy Hodgson then completes the list four guiding his side to fourth on the standings. Palace have made a good start, even claiming a shock 2-1 away win to Manchester United.

Both Klopp and Guardiola shared five Manager of the month awards between them last term before the latter received the Manager of the Season award for guiding City to the league win.

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