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Pick your EA SPORTS Player of the Month

05/05/2017
EA SPORTS Player of the Month nominees for April

You can help decide between Son, Eriksen, Bailly, Hazard, Vertonghen, Aguero and Benteke for April's award

Seven players who stood out for their performances in April have been nominated for the EA SPORTS Player of the Month award.

Tottenham Hotspur are well represented in the shortlist, with Son Heung-min, the joint-top scorer in the Premier League last month, looking to win for the second time this season.

He is joined by Spurs team-mates Christian Eriksen and Jan Vertonghen, along with Manchester United's Eric Bailly, Chelsea winger Eden Hazard, Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero and Christian Benteke, of Crystal Palace

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Son Heung-min

P6, W6, D0, L0, G5, A1

The joint-highest scorer in April with five goals in four consecutive matches, including the one that put Spurs ahead in their late fightback at Swansea City. 

Son Heung-min, Spurs
Son Heung-min scored Spurs' second goal in their 3-1 comeback win at Swansea City

Christian Eriksen

P6, W6, D0, L0, G2, A2

No player created more than Eriksen's 21 chances for Spurs, two of which resulted in goals. He also scored twice, including the 30-yard winner at Crystal Palace. 

Christian Eriksen, Spurs
Christian Eriksen scored a late long-range winner at Crystal Palace

Eric Bailly

P7, W3, D4, L0, G0, A0, CS5

The defender helped Manchester United to secure five clean sheets, while making 16 interceptions and winning 12 aerial duels as his team extended their unbeaten run.

Eric Bailly, Man Utd
Eric Bailly helped to extend Man Utd's unbeaten run with five clean sheets in April

Eden Hazard

P6, W4, D0, L2, G4, A1

Hazard's four goals included both in the 2-1 win over Man City. He also created 18 chances, playing 141 passes finishing in the final third and completing 13 dribbles. 

Eden Hazard, Chelsea
Eden Hazard netted a brace in Chelsea's home win over Man City

Jan Vertonghen

P6, W6, D0, L0, G0, A0, CS5

Played his part in Spurs' five clean sheets, winning 90% of his tackles. In possession, he made 375 successful passes and completed eight dribbles.  

Jan Vertonghen, Spurs
Jan Vertonghen won 90% of his tackles for Spurs in April

Sergio Aguero

P6, W2, D3, L1, G5, A1

Scored five times across five different matches, including against Arsenal and Chelsea, while setting up a goal and creating 10 other chances.

Sergio Aguero, Man City
Sergio Aguero scored in five different PL matches in April

Christian Benteke

P7, W3, D1, L3, G5, A1

Benteke scored five times, including the winner at Chelsea and twice in the 2-1 win at Anfield. He created eight chances, including one assist, and won 65 aerial battles. 

Christian Benteke, Crystal Palace
Christian Benteke fired Crystal Palace to April wins at Chelsea and Liverpool

2016/17 EA SPORTS Players of the Month

March Romelu Lukaku (Everton)
February
Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur)
January
Dele Alli (Tottenham Hotspur)
December Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Man Utd)
November Diego Costa (Chelsea)
October Eden Hazard (Chelsea)
September Son Heung-min (Tottenham Hotspur)
August Raheem Sterling (Man City)

See: How the awards are decided

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