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Shortlist for October 2021 EA SPORTS Player of the Month

6 Nov 2021

Chilwell, Cornet, Foden, Livramento, Ramsdale, Rice, Salah and Tielemans in contention for award

Eight players have been shortlisted for October 2021's EA SPORTS Player of the Month award.

Fans voted on the EA SPORTS website up until 12:00 GMT on Monday 8 November.

See: Salah wins EA SPORTS Player of the Month award

The fans' vote will be combined with those of a panel of football experts to decide the winner, who will be announced this week.

EA SPORTS Player shortlist

Ben Chilwell (CHE)
P4 W4 D0 L0 G3 CS3
The left-back showed an impressive eye for goal by scoring in three successive matches against Southampton, Brentford and Norwich City, while also playing a part in three clean sheets in October.

Maxwel Cornet (BUR)
P3 W1 D1 L1 G3
Burnley’s summer signing has made a dream start at Turf Moor, with three goals coming from as many starts last month, including stunning strikes versus Saints and Brentford.

Phil Foden (MCI)
P4 W2 D1 L1 G3 A1 
Manchester City’s attacking midfielder scored with a fine effort in a 2-2 draw at Liverpool and starred in the 4-1 victory at Brighton & Hove Albion, with two goals and an assist. 

Tino Livramento (SOU)
P4 W2 D1 L1 G1 CS2
The 18-year-old right-back continued his superb debut season in senior football, keeping two clean sheets, winning a penalty at Chelsea and scoring his first goal against Burnley.

Aaron Ramsdale (ARS)
P4 W2 D2 L0 CS2 S17
Ramsdale produced 17 saves as he earned two clean sheets in the month. Eight of those stops came in a brilliant display at Leicester City, while he was also at his best in the 3-1 home win over Aston Villa.

Declan Rice (WHU)
P4 W3 D0 L1 G1 A1
West Ham United’s captain was a dominant presence in midfield, playing a pivotal role in back-to-back 1-0 wins over Everton and Spurs before scoring and getting an assist in a 4-1 triumph at Villa Park.

Mohamed Salah (LIV)
P4 W2 D2 L0 G5 A4 
Salah produced nine goal involvements in a superb October, scoring sensational solo goals in successive matches versus Man City and Watford before claiming a hat-trick in the 5-0 win at Manchester United

Youri Tielemans (LEI)
P4 W2 D1 L1 G2
Tielemans scored wonder goals in back-to-back victories over Man Utd and Brentford, and was a commanding presence in the centre of Leicester’s midfield throughout the month.

Also in this series

Part 2: October's Barclays Manager of the Month nominees
Part 3: October's Budweiser Goal of the Month contenders
Part 4: Nominees for October's PL2 Player of the Month

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