Erling Haaland and Mikel Arteta are leading the Premier League Player and Manager for August Award Nominees. Wilfred Zaha, Pascal Gross, Pep Guardiola, and Graham Potter are some of the players and coaches that made the list.
The Premier League has released the list of players and managers’ nominees for August awards. There are no surprise additions to the list as the stats set the benchmark for inclusion in the list. New arrival from Bundesliga to Manchester City Erling Haaland and former Manchester City Assistant Manager Mikel Arteta are leading other nominees. Below is the complete list and the corresponding stats of each nominee.
Players Award Category
Pascal Gross (Brighton)
Pascal Gross played five matches for Brighton in August. Three of Brighton’s six goals in August, Pascal has scored, including two against Manchester United. He has one assist, helping the team finish in the fourth position in the month.
Erling Haaland (Manchester City)
Haaland played five matches for Manchester City in August. He has four wins, one draw, and 0 loss; he has scored nine goals, and he also had one assist in August. Haaland netted a hat-trick in two consecutive matches to ramp up his nine goals for the month.
Gabriel Jesus (Arsenal)
Gabriel Jesus contributed six goals in his five matches for Arsenal in the month in question. He has three goals and three assists.
Alexander Mitrovic (Fulham)
Mitrovic played five matches for Fulham in August, scoring five goals with no assist. In Fulham’s first five fixtures, Mitrovic scored. He worked against the likes of Liverpool and Arsenal.
Martin Odegaard (Arsenal)
Odegaard played all five matches for Arsenal in August. He scored three goals with no assists to take the Gunners to the summit of the Premier League table.
Nick Pope (Newcastle)
Nick Pope was instrumental in Newcastle’s five matches in August. He is the only goalkeeper to be on the list after making a total of nineteen saves.
Rodrigo scored four goals for Leeds in August with no assists. He scored in Leeds’s first three successive matches, with a brace against Southampton.
Wilfred Zaha (Crystal Palace)
Crystal Palace netted seven goals in August, with Wilfred Zaha scoring four of the goals. Zaha scored against Liverpool at Anfield to earn Patrick Vieira a draw. He also netted against Brentford, including a brace in a 3-1 win over Aston Villa.
Managers Award Category
Mikel Arteta (Arsenal)
In August, Mikel Arteta won all his five matches, maintaining a 100 percent record and leading the Premier League. Although they conceded goals against opponents, they did not fail to outscore them. Arteta defeated the likes of Crysta Palace, Bournemouth, Fulham, and Aston Villa. They amassed a maximum of 15 points with a +9 goal difference.
Antonio Conte (Tottenham)
Antonio Conte’s Tottenham remains unbeaten throughout their Premier League campaign in August. They won three and drew two matches, with a +6 goal difference.
Pep Guardiola (Manchester City)
Pep Guardiola has garnered the most goals in his Premier League Campaign in the month of August (fourteen). They have won 4 and drew a match. They are yet to lose any game.
Graham Potter (Brighton)
Graham Potter has done a great job with Brighton, winning their matches, drawing one, and losing one. Manchester United happens to be one of the teams that have suffered defeat in the hands of Graham Potter. They have a +3 goal difference.
Marco Silva (Fulham)
Marco Silva of Fulham is also on the list. He has won two matches, drew two, and lost one game. Fulham beat Liverpool in the opening match and defeated Brentford and Brighton.
Top Favorites To Win The Award
Erling Haaland of Manchester City is expected to win the players’ Award, While Arsenal’s Mikel Arteta is expected to win the Managers’ Award. When the stats are juxtaposed, both are outstanding. Arteta maintained his 100 percent record while Haaland scored the highest number of goals with two consecutive hat-tricks. You can vote for your favorite player and manager via the Premier League’s official website.