Three London bosses in running for award


Arsene Wenger, Mauricio Pochettino and Alan Pardew have been nominated for the Premier League manager of the month award.

Crystal Palace boss Pardew saw his side win three and draw one of their league games in September, beating Middlesbrough, Sunderland and Stoke and taking a point at Everton.

Wenger’s Arsenal won all three of their games – against Southampton, Hull and Chelsea – while Pochettino guided Tottenham to victories over Stoke, Sunderland and Middlesbrough.

Liverpool’s Jurgen KloppĀ andĀ Manchester City’s Pep Guardiola are the other contenders.