Southampton endured a difficult September as they won one of their four matches during the month.

The Saints lost three of their four Premier League matches, losing to Manchester United, Watford and Stoke.

The only win of the month came against bottom of the league Crystal Palace – a 1-0 win at Selhurst Park.

We pick a player of the month – based on how many man of the match awards they have during the month – and are ready to announce this month’s winner!

Our Southampton player of the month for September is… Mario Lemina!

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The Gabon international, despite Southampton’s form, was superb throughout the month and was the clear winner.

He won man of the match in two of the four matches – against Crystal Palace and Manchester United – but impressed against Stoke as well.

The club-record signing has been a success so far and will be hoping for a similar month in October.

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