Football: Martial and Pochettino get nods for player and manager of the month awards

The 19 -year-old Manchester United forward Anthony Martial scored three league goals last month.
The 19 -year-old Manchester United forward Anthony Martial scored three league goals last month.PHOTO: AFP

(REUTERS) - Manchester United forward Anthony Martial and Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino have bagged the Premier League player and manager of the month awards for September.

The 19-year-old scored three league goals last month, the first coming on his debut against Liverpool and then two more against Southampton.

Spurs won all three of their Premier League fixtures in September, including an impressive 4-1 win over table-toppers Manchester City.

It is the first Manager of the Month award for Pochettino since the Argentine took over at Spurs, though he also won it with Southampton in January 2013.