Arsenal boss, Mikel Arteta has been designated Premier League manager of the month for September after leading gunners to three straight wins.
The Gunners stunned Norwich, Burnley and local rivals Tottenham to climb out of the relegation zone after losing three matches in a row at beginning of the season.
“It’s a great feeling, it means we went on a good run and won matches,” said Arteta, 39.
Arteta’s Arsenal now sit 11th in the table after drawing their last game with Brighton and he added that the award is “about the people involved, the people who work with me and how grateful I am to have them”.
The Spaniard beat Manchester City’s Pep Guardiola, Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp, Brighton’s Graham Potter and Aston Villa’s Dean Smith to the award.
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Arteta, who made 150 appearances during a five-year spell as an Arsenal player, was appointed Unai Emery’s successor in December 2019 and led the club to the FA Cup five months later.
Arsenal, who have finished eighth in each of the past two Premier League seasons, return to action on 18 October against Crystal Palace, who are managed by former Gunners captain Patrick Vieira.