Date: 4th October 2016 at 6:26pm
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The Premier League have now opened voting for the Manager, Player and Goal of the Month awards for September.

Five Managers find themselves shortlisted following the September fixtures of the new Premier League season, so battling for the second Manager award of 2016/17 are, and with the PremierLeague.com’s reasoning behind the choices, are:

Pep Guardiola (Manchester City) – P3 W3 GF9 GA2 GD+7
Man City continued to lead the way in the top flight as summer arrival Guardiola masterminded three straight wins to stretch his side`s winning sequence to six matches, equalling the record set by Carlo Ancelotti`s Chelsea in 2009/10. The Citizens’ attacking football produced seven goals, two of which came in the Manchester derby win at Old Trafford.

Jurgen Klopp (Liverpool) – P3 W3 GF11 GA3 GD+8
Klopp’s side maintained their convincing start to the season in September with a free-scoring approach that produced three victories, two of which gleaned four goals or more. Indeed the free-scoring Merseysiders were the Premier League’s top scorers with 11 goals.

Alan Pardew (Crystal Palace) – P4 W3 GF10 GA5 GD+5
Without a win in August, Alan Pardew managed to reverse his side`s sluggish start to the campaign with four unbeaten matches in September, including a 4-0 triumph over Stoke and a thrilling, come-from-behind triumph at Sunderland.

Mauricio Pochettino (Tottenham Hotspur) – P3 W3 GF7 GA1 GD+6
Under Pochettino, Tottenham Hotspur stretched their unbeaten start to the season to six Premier League matches with three wins in a row, the most impressive of which was a four-goal triumph at Stoke City.

Arsene Wenger (Arsenal) – P3 W3 GF9 GA2 GD+7
Arsenal recovered from their stuttering start in August to register three successive wins in the following month, culminating in a 3-0 victory against Chelsea, the Gunners` first Premier League success over the Blues in 10 attempts.

Fans have until 11.59pm on October 10 to register their votes, and those votes will be included with the choices of the awards panel. To vote, fans need to have a twitter account.

Click Here to vote.

A shortlist of five has also been selected for the Player of the Month award:

Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City)
A key player to Manchester City`s 100% record during September, scoring two goals and providing two assists for Pep Guardiola`s side.

Adam Lallana (Liverpool)
Matching De Bruyne`s creative output with two goals and two assists as well as a passing accuracy of 88%, Lallana’s strike against Leicester City has also been nominated for the Carling Goal of the Month award.

Romelu Lukaku (Everton)
Romelu Lukaku has been involved in more goals in September than anyone else, scoring a hat-trick at Sunderland on 12 September, a wonderful free-kick against Crystal Palace and a goal and an assist against Middlesbrough.

Son Heung-min (Tottenham Hotspur)
Son burst into life with his first match for Spurs in 2016/17, scoring twice in a 4-0 win at Stoke City, with his second nominated for the Carling Goal of the Month award, and producing another brace at Middlesbrough.

Theo Walcott (Arsenal)
The Arsenal forward has hit the ground running this season with his two goals helping his team to three wins in September, the first time in a year Walcott has struck more than once in the league in a calendar month.

Fans have until 11.59pm on October 10 to register their votes, and those votes will be included with the choices of the awards panel and the decisions of Premier League captains. To vote, fans need to have a twitter account.

Click Here to vote.

There are eight contenders for the Goal of the Month prize:

Adam Lallana (LIVERPOOL v Leicester City) 10 September
Callum Wilson (AFC BOURNEMOUTH v West Bromwich Albion) 10 September
Steven Defour (BURNLEY v Hull City) 10 September
Son Heung-min (Stoke City v SPURS) 10 September
Troy Deeney (West Ham v WATFORD) 10 September
Jordan Henderson (Chelsea v LIVERPOOL) 16 September
Granit Xhaka (Hull City v ARSENAL) 17 September
Demarai Gray (Manchester United v LEICESTER CITY) 24 September

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