News of Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini being named as the Barclays Premier League manager of the month for August has been a hot topic for conversation on social media.
The Chilean has guided the Citizens to the top of the table after four straight victories in August including a convincing 3-0 success over reigning league champions Chelsea at the Etihad Stadium and news of his achievement was announced on Friday morning.
What has been more impressive about last season’s runners-up is that they are yet to concede a goal in this campaign and are now many pundits favourites to be crowned champions of England for the third time in five seasons come May.
Next for Pellegrini’s side is a tricky test against second-placed Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon as they look to avenge their 2-1 defeat in the corresponding fixture last season.
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Take a look at the reaction Pellegrini’s award has garnered from a selection of fans on Twitter:
— Eryawan Megantoro (@EryawanMCFC) September 11, 2015
— BlueMoonRisingTV (@BMRisingTV) September 11, 2015
Pellegrini has won Manager of the Month. Perfect timing for the curse to kick in tomorrow. pic.twitter.com/aZTgSJA8PT
— Five Year Plan (@FYPFanzine) September 11, 2015
4 games. 10 goals scored. 0 goals conceded. No doubt if Manuel Pellegrini is the Manager of the Month. Congratulation boss!!
— Ferry Weismann (@ferryweismann) September 11, 2015
— City Chief (@City_Chief) September 11, 2015