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Knight named December 2018 PL2 Player of the Month

11 Jan 2019
Josh Knight Leicester City, PL2 Player of the Month

Leicester City defender claims December award after impressing in Premier League 2

Josh Knight has been named the Premier League 2 Player of the Month for December 2018. 

The 21-year-old central defender has also been playing in midfield and helped Leicester City record two wins in Premier League 2 Division 1 last month, including scoring the only goal in their victory at Brighton & Hove Albion.

"I’m really proud," Knight told the club's official website. "In the last few games, I’ve thought I’ve played really well and it’s not just me, it’s down to the team really."

Knight in PL2 action

Knight has risen through the academy at Leicester, his local club, since joining at the age of eight.

He was selected by the Premier League's Football Development Panel from a shortlist that also featured Aaron Connolly (Brighton), Tyreece John-Jules (Arsenal), Moses Makasi (West Ham United) and Rabbi Matondo (Manchester City).

2018/19 PL2 monthly award winners

August: Danny Loader (Reading) Read more
September: Oliver Skipp (Spurs) Read more
October: Josh Barrett (Reading) Read more
November: Aaron Connolly (Brighton) Read more
December: Josh Knight (Leicester)

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