Premier League Player Of The Month For December Announced
A seven-man shortlist has been announced for the Premier League’s Player of the month for December.
Manchester City and Arsenal have two players each on the list which comprises Joao Cancelo, Raheem Sterling, Mason Mount, Gabriel Martinelli, Martin Odegaard, James Maddison and Son Heung-Min.
Cancelo has been nominated for a second consecutive month after scoring once and providing one assist while helping the league leaders keep three clean sheets in December.
Sterling hit a purple patch in December, scoring five times and providing one assist for Pep Guardiola’s side.
Son scored in four consecutive games in the last month of the year and also provided one assist for his teammates.
In six matches played in December, Odegaard scored three times and assisted three more for Arsenal, who climbed into the Premier League top four.
Martinelli was an ever-present in the Arsenal starting eleven in December and the Brazilian rewarded his manager by scoring three times and providing two assists.
Mount had seven goal involvements in December for Chelsea, scoring four times and providing three assists.
Maddison hit top form for Leicester City by scoring three times and providing one assist for Brendan Rodgers’ men.
Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold won the Player of the month for November.
Elsewhere, Mikel Arteta, Pep Guardiola, Antonio Conte and Jurgen Klopp have been nominated for manager of the month.