PREMIER LEAGUE PLAYER OF THE MONTH | AUGUST CANDIDATES

Today, the Premier League have announced the 7 candidates for the first Player of the Month award of the season. With 3 nominees from Manchester United, 2 from Liverpool, 1 from Chelsea and 1 from Huddersfield, we will look at each of the players and their potential POTM card!

ROMELU LUKAKU

The first of Man United’s 3 candidates is their £75 million summer signing. The former Everton striker has hit the ground running this season, with 3 goals in his first 3 games. This has taken United to the top of the table with a 100% record.

WWW – 3G – 0A

 

HENRIKH MKHITARYAN

The Armenian midfielder has impressed in August, with a massive 5 assists in the first 3 Premier League games. He has been involved in 50% of Manchester United’s goals this season, and his creative impact has seen him nominated for Player of the Month.

WWW – 0G – 5A

 

PHIL JONES

Coming back from an injury ridden campaign last season, Jones has played every minute this season, keeping 3 clean sheets in the process. His defensive form has been a big reason that Man United have reached the top of the table with no goals conceded.

WWW – 3CS

 

SADIO MANE

Mane has continued where he left off from last season, with an explosive start for Liverpool. The 25 year old winger has scored 3 goals this season, one in each game. His form has helped Liverpool to 7 points, leaving them 2nd in the table after 3 matches.

DWW – 3G – 0A

 

MO SALAH

Liverpool’s marquee signing has lived up to the excitement, with a superb 2 goals & 2 assists in his first 3 games. He is a prime candidate for Player of the Month, as he has shown both creativity and goalscoring ability this month, playing a big role in Liverpool’s attacking trio.

DWW – 2G – 2A

 

ALVARO MORATA

Another new signing included in the shortlist, Morata has scored 2 and assisted 2 since becoming Chelsea’s record signing. The Blues have recovered from a poor loss against Burnley by beating both Tottenham and Everton. However, his early loss may prevent him from being a serious candidate for POTM.

LWW – 2G – 2A

 

JONAS LOSSL

Huddersfield have been the Premier League’s surprise package so far, and on-loan goalkeeper Lossl has been central to their success. He has kept 3 clean sheets against Crystal Palace, Newcastle and Southampton, which has taken Huddersfied to third in the table!

WWD – 3CS

 

FUTHDHUB POTM PREDICTION: HENRIKH MKHITARYAN

Who do you think will be voted August POTM? Who missed out on a nomination? Let us know in the comments!

 


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