Kouyate scoops awards double

Cheikhou Kouyate earns your vote for Player and Goal of the Month for February

Cheikhou Kouyate has scooped a West Ham United awards double after taking the whufc.com fan vote for Player and Goal of the Month for February.

The Senegal international enjoyed an outstanding month, scoring against both Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur, as well as filling in at centre half in the draws with the Red Devils and Southampton.

His performances have been recognised by West Ham fans, with Kouyate polling a huge 71% of the vote for Player of the Month, beating Aaron Cresswell (16%) in to second and Mark Noble (6%) into third.

For Goal of the Month, Kouyate's stunning strike against Manchester United, when he controlled the ball, before juggling and finishing on the turn, won the vote by an even bigger margin, taking 80% of the poll.

Kouyate also took second place for his towering header at Tottenham, which polled 8% of the vote.

Enner Valencia's strike from the edge of the box against Crystal Palace was third with 5%.

Watch Kouyate's goal against Manchester United here.