Contenders for December 2019 EA SPORTS Player of the Month

4 Jan 2020

Alexander-Arnold, Buendia, Calvert-Lewin, De Bruyne, Foster, Ings, Traore and Vardy nominated for December award

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Eight players have been nominated for the EA SPORTS Player of the Month award for December 2019. 

Fans voted on the EA SPORTS website before 18:00 GMT on Monday 6 January, 2020.

Their votes will be combined with those of the 20 club captains plus a panel of football experts to determine the winner, who will be announced later this week. 

EA SPORTS Player of the Month shortlist 
Trent Alexander-Arnold (LIV)
P5 W5 D0 L0 G1 A3 CS3

The Liverpool right-back produced a goal and three assists, while earning three clean sheets, in a flawless month for the Reds. His haul included scoring once and setting up two goals in a 4-0 victory at second-placed Leicester City.

Emiliano Buendia (NOR)
P7 W0 D3 L4 G0 A2

Buendia created 29 chances for his Norwich City team-mates, the most by any player in a single month in the Premier League since Opta started recording such data, and that included two assists.

Dominic Calvert-Lewin (EVE)
P7 W3 D2 L2 G5 A0

The striker was key to Everton's revival under Duncan Ferguson and Carlo Ancelotti, scoring five times, including doubles in victories over Chelsea and Newcastle United.

Kevin De Bruyne (MCI)
P6 W4 D0 L2 G3 A3

The Belgian scored three goals, including a spectacular double in a 3-0 triumph at Arsenal, and also provided three assists as the champions won four out of six matches.

Ben Foster (WAT)
P6 W2 D2 L2 CS3

Foster made 20 saves on his way to three clean sheets in December, producing impressive stops to help Watford earn seven points from the last three matches in the month under new head coach Nigel Pearson.

Danny Ings (SOU)
P6 W3 D1 L2 G5 A0

Ings scored five goals in as many starts during the month, which has helped him move up to second in the Golden Boot race. His December tally included a match-winning brace at Aston Villa.

Adama Traore (WOL)
P7 W3 D2 L2 G2 A1

Traore was the driving force for a Wolverhampton Wanderers side who won 11 points in December, scoring a stunner against Tottenham Hotspur and providing a goal and an assist as Wolves did the double over Manchester City.

Jamie Vardy (LEI)
P6 W3 D1 L2 G5 A0

Vardy scored four goals in three successive wins at the start of December before finding the net at Man City, taking his tally to league-leading 17 for the season.

2019/20 EA SPORTS monthly winners

August: Teemu Pukki (NOR)
September: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (ARS)
October: Jamie Vardy (LEI)
November: Sadio Mane (LIV)

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