London - Watford striker Odion Ighalo has been named the EPL
Player of the Month for December.
Ighalo’s coach Quique Sánchez Flores also won the Manager of
the same Month.
The Nigeria international, who scored five goals during the
month, including two in the emphatic 3-0 win over Liverpool, beat the likes of
Mesut Özil, Marko Arnautovic, Riyad Mahrez, Romelu Lukaku and Dele Alli who
were also nominated for the prize.
Also read: Atletico Madrid to make £12M bid for Ighalo
Watford picked up 10 points in five December games – beating
Norwich, Sunderland and Liverpool and drawing at Chelsea – to establish
themselves in the top half of the table, and have won plaudits for their style
Some of Europe's biggest clubs have been credited with an
interest in Ighalo but he's reaffirmed his commitment to the project at
Vicarage Road, though he revealed it would be difficult to turn down an offer
from Manchester United.For
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