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PL2 Player of the Month nominees for December 2018

4 Jan 2019
December 2018 PL2 Player of the Month award nominees

Five players on monthly shortlist after impressive performances in Premier League 2

Five players have been nominated for December's Premier League 2 Player of the Month award. 

The shortlist was decided by the Premier League's Football Development Panel after PL2 club coaches nominated the best performance by an opposing player in each of their league matches last month. 

See: Knight named December 2018 PL2 Player of the Month

PL2 Player of the Month shortlist
December 2018 PL2 Player of the Month Nominees
From left: Aaron Connolly, Tyreece John-Jules and Josh Knight
Aaron Connolly (Brighton)

The winner of December's award earns a fourth nomination this season after starring in matches against Leicester City and West Ham United.

Tyreece John-Jules (Arsenal) 

The 17-year-old forward impressed in two PL2 matches against Liverpool and Blackburn Rovers, scoring once, as well as featuring in the Checkatrade Trophy against Portsmouth's senior team.

Joshua Knight (Leicester City) 

The 21-year-old central defender helped Leicester record two wins in December, scoring the only goal in their victory at Brighton.

December 2018 PL2 Player of the Month shortlist
From left: Moses Makasi and Rabbi Matondo
Moses Makasi (West Ham United)

The 23-year-old central midfielder is captain of West Ham's PL2 team and scored against Brighton.

Rabbi Matondo (Manchester City)

The 18-year-old Welsh forward set up the only goal as Manchester City won at Derby County last month, and scored in the Checkatrade Trophy against Barnsley.

2018/19 PL2 monthly award winners

November: Aaron Connolly (Brighton)
October: Josh Barrett (Reading)
September: Oliver Skipp (Spurs)
August: Danny Loader (Reading)

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