Arouna Kone is enjoying a return to form under Roberto Martinez, and the veteran Ivorian striker has topped his latest star performance with a Premier League Player of the Week nod.
The 31-year-old Everton striker scored thrice in the Toffees’ 6-2 destruction of Sunderland, bringing his goal total to five this young season.
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That’s his best total since joining the Goodison Park set in 2013 on the heels of an 11-goal PL performance with Martinez’s Wigan Athletic side the previous season.
Kone is the second Everton player to net a hat trick this season, and the third to earn POTW honors.
Premier League Players of the Week
Week 1: Riyad Mahrez, Leicester City
Week 2: Romelu Lukaku, Everton
Week 3: Callum Wilson, Bournemouth
Week 4: Bafetimbi Gomis, Swansea City
Week 5: Steven Naismith, Everton
Week 7: Alexis Sanchez, Arsenal
Week 8: Sergio Aguero, Manchester City
Week 9: Raheem Sterling, Manchester City
Week 10: Harry Kane, Tottenham Hotspur
Week 11: Arouna Kone, Everton