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Alexander-Arnold named December EA SPORTS Player of Month

10 Jan 2020

Liverpool right-back picks up prize for first time in his career after memorable December

Trent Alexander-Arnold has won the EA SPORTS Player of the Month award for December 2019.

The Liverpool defender earns his first Premier League monthly award after producing a goal, three assists and three clean sheets in a flawless end to the year.

"It's a proud moment," Alexander-Arnold said. "We've had a good month as a team.

"There were many players that were up for it so it's an honour to be the one that won it."

The right-back played all five matches as the leaders beat EvertonAFC Bournemouth, Watford, Leicester City and Wolverhampton Wanderers to go 13 points clear.

He also helped the Reds lift the FIFA Club World Cup for the first time, but perhaps his best performance came at second-placed Leicester, against whom he scored once and set up two goals in a 4-0 victory.

Back-to-back Reds winners

It is the second successive month in which a Liverpool player has been crowned the EA SPORTS Player of the Month.

The 21-year-old follows team-mate and November winner Sadio Mane after topping a December shortlist that also included Emiliano BuendiaDominic Calvert-LewinKevin De BruyneBen FosterDanny IngsAdama Traore and October's top performer Jamie Vardy.

2019/20 EA SPORTS monthly winners

AugustTeemu Pukki (NOR)
SeptemberPierre-Emerick Aubameyang (ARS)
October: Jamie Vardy (LEI)
NovemberSadio Mane (LIV)
December: Trent Alexander-Arnold (LIV)

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