Virgil van Dijk and Jurgen Klopp win Premier League December awards

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp and defender Virgil van Dijk have both won Premier League awards for December.
Klopp has landed the Premier League’s Manager of the Month award after guiding Liverpool to seven wins from seven matches in December, ensuring the Reds started 2019 top of the table.
Liverpool earned victories over city rivals Everton and Burnley in the first week of December, following that up with wins against Bournemouth, Manchester United, Wolves, Newcastle and Arsenal.
“It’s nice, the icing on the cake,” said Klopp upon receiving his award. “It was a very successful but difficult month.
“Each game felt like the most important one of the season. It was unbelievable. The intensity was massive but that’s what made it a special month.
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