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Liverpool's Klopp wins month's best coach award, Van Dijk named best player

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has dominated the awards for December as its German Jurgen earned the of the Month award while the English side's Dutch defender claimed the of the Month trophy.

After winning all seven matches played in December, won the prize for the second time in his tenure at Anfield on Friday night, having initially been recognized as of the Month in September 2016, reports news.

"It's nice, the icing on the cake. It was a very successful but difficult month," the website cited as saying.

"It was a very successful but difficult month," it added.

Klopp prevailed over Nuno Espirito Santo, West Ham United's Manuel Pellegrini, Tottenham Hotspur's and Chelsea's

Van Dijk, meanwhile, became the first defender to win the of the month award since Tottenham Hotspur's Belgium's achieved that feat in Mar. 2013.



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First Published: Sat, January 12 2019. 12:54 IST