Simon Mignolet was today rewarded for an excellent start to his Liverpool career by collecting the Standard Chartered Player of the Month award for September - watch the presentation online for FREE now.

The 25-year-old made five appearances for the Reds during the month, helping them to notable victories over Manchester United and former club Sunderland.

In the vote held on Liverpool's official Twitter account, @LFC, Mignolet narrowly beat off competition from August's winner Daniel Sturridge to claim the accolade. Martin Skrtel took third place.

Fans can watch the presentation of the trophy to the Belgian 'keeper for free by clicking play on the embedded video below.

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Upon receiving the award at Melwood, Mignolet said: "Every time you come into a new club, when you get recognised by the supporters, it makes it easier to play on the pitch and I'm very happy and pleased I've won the Standard Chartered Player of the Month.

"I'm looking forward to keeping my performance up now and making sure I do the same throughout the whole season.

"I don't really like to look back, but I think I can be pleased with how things have started. When you join a new club, you always have to settle a bit and then make sure that when the games are there that you do you your job.

"I'm pleased with how it's gone so far but I don't want to get carried away, I want to keep my feet on the ground and make sure I can do the best I can."

For extended evidence of why the goalkeeper was the supporters' choice for the award, tune into LFC TV at 5.15pm BST on Friday, October 18 for our dedicated Player of the Month programme.

The club's official television channel is available on Sky channel 429, Virgin Media channel 544 (as part of the XL pack) and online with an LFCTV Online subscriptionClick here for more details.