NEW Stoke boss Nathan Jones was handed a parting gift from Luton after being crowned the League One Manager of the Month for December.
And the ex-Hatters gaffer even posed for pictures holding the award wearing his Potters training kit!
Dougie Allward4 Stoke boss Nathan Jones holds his League One Manager of the Month award
Jones was only unveiled as the new Stoke manager on Wednesday as he headed north to put-pen-to-paper on a three-and-a-half year deal.
Coincidentally it was the same day the Welshman collected his award for helping guide Luton up to second in the table.
Luton won five league matches in December, losing none and drawing two.
It came on the back of three straight victories towards the end of November.
Dougie Allward4 Jones won five out of seven matches with Luton in December
PA:Press Association4 The new Potters gaffer will be in the dugout against Brentford on Saturday
And now the Championship side will be hoping Jones can sprinkle a piece of his magic on their beleaguered side – starting with Brentford away on Saturday.
The promotion hopefuls have slipped to 14th in the table following a disappointing home defeat to Bristol City.
Jones admits that he believes he knows the Championship even better than League One.
Speaking to the Stoke City website, he said: "Ironically, I probably know the Championship better than I know League One and League Two.
PA:Press Association4 Nathan Jones had guided Luton up to second in the league
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