Gus Poyet (Sunderland), Jose Mourinho (Chelsea), Manuel Pellegrini (Man City) and Tony Pulis (Crystal Palace) have all been nominated for the Barclays Premier League Manager of the Month for January award. Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure is one of the four nominees for the Player of the Month award, with Adam Johnson (Sunderland), Santi Cazorla (Arsenal) and Luis Suarez (Liverpool) also in contention.

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