Garry Monk: Swansea City manager up for monthly award

Garry Monk
Garry Monk succeeded Michael Laudrup as Swansea City boss

Swansea City manager Garry Monk has been shortlisted for the Premier League manager of the month award for August.

Monk has guided Swansea to three wins out of three in the Premier League.

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho, Stoke City's Welsh boss Mark Hughes and Aston Villa's Paul Lambert are also in the running

Swansea pair Gylfi Sigurdsson and Nathan Dyer have been shortlisted for the player of the month prize.

Chelsea duo Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas and Aston Villa's Andreas Weimann have also been shortlisted.