Vardy and Wenger scoop awards

Jamie Vardy and Arsene Wenger have been awarded the Player and Manager of the Month awards respectively following excellent performances in October.

Vardy continued his sublime form, netting five goals in four games for the Tigers and has now scored nine goals in nine consecutive matches, one short of former Manchester United striker Ruud Van Nistelrooy who scored in 10 straight games for the Red Devils in 2003.

The former Fleetwood Town man has been instrumental in the Tigers excellent start to the campaign and Claudio Ranieri's side currently sit in the third place, one point off the summit.

Wenger, meanwhile, guided the Gunners to four wins from four, scoring 11 goals and conceding just once in an impressive run of results that saw them dispatch Manchester United 3-0 at the beginning of the month.

The Frenchman's side are now level on points with Manchester City atop the Premier League going into the international break following their 1-1 draw with Tottenham in the North London derby at the weekend.