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Son given second Player of the Month award

17 May, 2017, 07:53 | Author: Iris Sanchez
  • Heung-Min Son and Mauricio Pochettino with their April awards for Player and Manager of the Month

Son Heung-min has won the Premier League's player of the month award, becoming the only two-time recipient so far this season. Jose Mourinho has failed to win on his last four Premier League visits to White Hart Lane (D2 L2) and hasn't won a league game there since August 2005, when his Chelsea side defeated Spurs 2-0. Son became the first Asian victor of the honor when he took the award last September.

The Premier League has announced the eight nominees for its Player of the Season award, as well as the six candidates up for the Coach of the Season accolade.

Harry Kane has his own reasons to celebrate in Tottenham's final game at the old White Hart Lane as he finally broke his scoring drought against Manchester United.

"It's an unbelievable feeling - I'm very thankful for the fans who voted for me", Son said in an interview for the EPL's official website. I want to keep working hard and win it a third time.

Hazard has scored or assisted 20 goals for Chelsea this season, his most productive since joining the club in 2012.

The new stadium will not only bring in more match-day revenue for Spurs but could also make the club more attractive to investment, providing the conditions for Tottenham to get closer to the big-spenders in the Premier League and beyond.

"There was some information that they were disappointed but I think it is the opposite".

In addition to Son, Mauricio Pochettino, manager of Hotspur, was named the Barclays Manager of the Month.

A defeat at Arsenal last weekend has left United sixth in the table and five points off fourth-placed Liverpool but even with a game in hand the Red Devils know the Europa League is their best chance of securing Champions League football next season. United's priority is clearly the Europa League final and Mourinho will field a weakened team so I fancy Tottenham to edge it.

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