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Twitter reacts to the news of Man City boss Manuel Pellegrini being named Barclays Premier League manager of the month

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:

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