Norwich forward Teemu Pukki has been named Premier League player of the month Ahead of Burnley’s Ashley Barnes, Liverpool’s Roberto Firmino and Manchester City trio Sergio Aguero, Raheem Sterling and Kevin De Bruyne.
The award which was for the month of August saw Liverpool’s boss Jurgen Klopp claiming August’s Manager of the Month prize after his side won all four of their opening league games.
Klopp who beat Roy Hodgson, Brendan Rodgers and Pep Guardiola to become the Premier League manager for the month of August has only lost one game in the 2019 season winning
Liverpool’s 3-0 win over Burnley maintained their perfect start and saw the club record a 13th consecutive league victory.
Pukki who is a new comer in the Premier League scored five goals in four games in August, including a hat-trick in their 3-1 victory against Newcastle.
The Finland international, who signed on a free transfer from Danish side Brondby IF in 2018, scored 29 league goals to help Norwich seal promotion to the top flight as Sky Bet Championship winners last term.
Aguero tops the scoring chart with six to his name, ahead of team-mate Sterling (five) and Barnes (four).