Liverpool duo named Premier League manager and player of the month
Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp and Virgil van Dijk had been named as Premier League’s manager and player of the month for December.
The pair scooped the award following a stellar month for the Reds all through which they received all seven of their Premier League fixtures to take over from Manchester City at the most sensible of the desk.
Four of the ones wins got here with blank sheets, whilst Van Dijk scored the Reds’ 2nd objective in the 2-Zero win at Wolves previous to Christmas.
The Dutchman additionally turns into the first defender to named the Premier League’s player of the month for nearly six years since Tottenham’s Jan Vertonghen in March 2013.
“I didn’t know that however I’m very proud to win this,” he informed the Reds’ website online.
“All credit score to everybody that helped me win it and the enthusiasts who’ve been supporting me. December was once a really perfect month and confidently we will stay going.
“It was once an improbable month for all of us, there have been some nice video games. I loved each and every bit of it. The Arsenal recreation was once a really perfect recreation to play in – it was once clearly an improbable win.
“I’ve progressed in each and every facet of my recreation however there may be nonetheless such a lot to be told and to recuperate at.
“I’m running each day to get to the place I wish to be – I wish to get the most out of myself. That’s [done] through running each day and ensuring that you simply give the whole thing for the staff and to your membership.”