Southampton's Mauricio Pochettino named Premier League manager of the month

Southampton manager Mauricio Pochettino on the touchline during the match against West Brom on August 17, 2013
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Southampton boss Mauricio Pochettino wins the Premier League's manager of the month award for October.

Southampton boss Mauricio Pochettino has been named the Premier League manager of the month for October.

The Argentine has been given the award after guiding his side to victories over Swansea City and Fulham at St Mary's, as well as a 1-1 draw with Manchester United at Old Trafford.

"I am obviously delighted to have won this award, but I must stress that this is a reflection of the work of many people at Southampton," Pochettino told the club's official website.

"First and foremost, credit must go to the players for the performances and hard work they have put in."

The Saints are currently sixth in the league table.

Southampton manager Mauricio Pochettino on the touchline during the match against West Brom on August 17, 2013
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