Palmer, Kudus Make Eight-Man Shortlist For December EPL Player Of The Month

Chelsea forward Cole Palmer and West Ham United winger Mohammed Kudus are among eight players nominated for December's Premier League player of the month award.

Palmer, Kudus Make Eight-Man Shortlist For December EPL Player Of The Month

Bournemouth pair Marcos Senesi and Dominic Solanke are also up for nomination alongside Trent Alexander-Arnold, Matheus Cunha, Michael Olise and Son Heung-Min.

Son had the most goal involvements in the last month of the year, scoring four goals and assisting four times in his seven appearances.

Solanke's six goals were the most in the division and included a first senior hat-trick in Bournemouth's 3-2 victory at Nottingham Forest.

Palmer was in the thick of events for Chelsea in December, with four goals and two assists to his name.

Olise's return from injury added some much needed bite to the Crystal Palace attack and the Frenchman chipped in with four goals and one assist from seven appearances.

Alexander-Arnold was effective in both defence and attack for Liverpool, helping to keep three clean sheets while scoring one goal and providing two assists.

In his seven games for Wolves, Cunha scored three times and laid on three assists for his teammates whiles Senesi helped Bournemouth steer clear of the relegation places with four wins in December. The Argentine defender helped the Cherries to three clean sheets while scoring two goals and assisting once.

Kudus continued his fine start to life in East London with four goals in December for West Ham United.

Manchester United's Harry Maguire won the Premier League's player of the month for November.