London, Jan 11: Manchester City’s Manuel Pellegrini has been named Premier League manager of the month for December.
Pellegrini’s side, who are currently one point behind leaders Arsenal, didn;t lose a single match in December, taking six wins and a draw, reports Xinhua.
It is the first time the 60-year-old has won the award after joining City last summer.
Liverpool striker Luis Suarez was named the player of the month.
The 26-year-old scored 10 goals last month, including four in the 5-1 thrashing of Norwich City.