PFA Bristol Street Motors Fans’ Player of the Month award – Premier League nominees for September

We are well into the new Premier League season, and the star men are beginning to emerge.

The likes of Virgil van Dijk and Sadio Mane – as always – have been in impressive form as Liverpool as Liverpool take a 100% record into the eight game-week, while Sergio Aguero has been on fire like he usually is with eight goals to his name.

Players such as Tammy Abraham and Teemu Pukki are perhaps more surprising names on the list of those performing well, having scored seven and six goals respectively.

West Ham and Leicester have been the eye-catching clubs, currently sitting in automatic European qualification spots, while Watford and Wolves have unexpectedly disappointed.

Forget each team’s collective efforts for a moment though – let’s take a look at the nominees for the PFA Bristol Street Motors Fans’ Player of the Month award for September…

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang 

Arsenal’s talismanic forward has begun the 2019/20 campaign on fire, scoring seven goals in seven games for the Gunners with five of those coming in September.

The Gabonese star scored the winning goal in the 3-2 win over Aston Villa, while also grabbing both goals in the 2-2 draw with Watford – Aubameyang also netted crucial, point-earning strikes against Tottenham and Manchester United.

Callum Wilson 

Bournemouth’s No.13 wears a number on his back that is unlucky for some, but his luck was certainly in throughout September.

The England international netted four of his five league goals this season in September, including a match-winning brace in the 3-1 win over Everton and a goal against south coast rivals Bournemouth.

Kevin De Bruyne

Manchester City’s Belgian magician started the month off quietly in the 3-2 defeat to Norwich, but he bounced back in tremendous fashion.

The former Chelsea playmaker grabbed a goal – a long-range stunner, in fact – in the 8-0 win over Watford, while also recording two assists.

De Bruyne then set up another goal in the 3-1 win over Everton to take his tally to eight assists for the campaign, in just six starts.

Riyad Mahrez

Another Manchester City star makes his way onto the list of nominees in Riyad Mahrez.

The Algerian grabbed a goal and an assist in the 8-0 win over Watford, and also scored a brilliant freekick against Everton to hand the Citizens the initiative in the game.

Joel Matip 

The impressive Cameroonian centre-back arguably outshone the imperious Virgil van Dijk in September, helping Liverpool to three straight wins with victory over Newcastle, Chelsea and Sheffield United.

Matip was named as Sky Sports’ Man of the Match in the 2-1 win over Frank Lampard’s side, and continues to catch the eye in Jurgen Klopp’s side.

Ricardo Pereira 

Leicester are flying right now and currently sit third in the Premier League, with Ricardo Pereira a key part of their form this term.

The Portuguese right-back scored twice in September, netting the crucial equaliser in the 2-1 win over Tottenham before also finding the net in the 5-0 rout over Newcastle with an excellent finish.

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