Arsene Wenger has been named manager of the month for March.

The Frenchman guided his side to victory in all six of his games across three competitions although only his four league games count towards the Barclay’s monthly honour.

It is the 14th time that the Arsenal manager has been given the accolade, not at all a shoddy total but still some way short of Sir Alex Ferguson’s total of 27 which is not surprising given his side’s 12 league titles.

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When you realise that it has also been dished out to David Moyes for his time at Everton a whopping ten times, you have to ask yourself…what the hell?

How can Wenger, who has won the league three times and guided his team through an entire league season unbeaten only have four more awards than a manager who won nothing?

How does that make sense?

What makes even less sense is that Harry Redknapp has won it eights times as has Martin O’Neil while Jose Mourinho has only won it three times and Rafa Benitez six.

In fact, as a club, Everton have only two fewer awards than Arsenal (12 v 14) which makes me think the people who issue this award are a little bit idiots.

That fact is confirmed when you realise that had Harry Kane won the player of the month award for March he would have become the first ever player to win it three months in a row.

If that isn’t pure insanity, I don’t know what is.

Thankfully, it went to Olivier Giroud as common sense prevailed for once.