EA SPORTS January 2019 Player of Month shortlist

1 Feb 2019

Heaton, King, Lacazette, Lindelof, Rashford and Ward-Prowse are all nominated for the January award

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Six players have been nominated for the EA SPORTS Player of the Month award for January.

See: Rashford named EA SPORTS Player of the Month

Voting took place on the EA SPORTS website until Monday, 4 February.

The votes of the public were combined with those of the 20 club captains and a panel of football experts to decide the winner, who was Marcus Rashford.

EA SPORTS Player of the Month shortlist

Tom Heaton (BUR)
P4 W2 D2 L0 CS1 S15

The goalkeeper's return to Burnley's starting XI has inspired an improvement in form for the Clarets. A clean sheet at Watford, combined with heroics at Man Utd, helped to keep his team unbeaten in January.

Joshua King (BOU) 
P4 W2 D1 L1 G3 A1

The Cherries forward has been a livewire, his energy posing problems for defenders all month, and he has scored three times while creating eight chances.

Alexandre Lacazette (ARS)
P4 W3 D0 L1 G3 A0

The Arsenal forward has scored three times, including a fierce strike against Chelsea and the winner against Cardiff City.

Victor Lindelof (MUN)
P4 W3 D1 L0 G1 A0 CS2

Brought back into the Man Utd defence by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, the Swede has been putting in his best defensive displays in a United shirt as well as scoring a vital late equaliser against Burnley.

Marcus Rashford (MUN)
P4 W3 D1 L0 G3 A0

The young forward's strong form continued under his new caretaker manager as he scored three times, including the winners against Tottenham Hotspur and Brighton & Hove Albion.

James Ward-Prowse (SOU)
P4 W2 D2 L0 G3 A0

Restored to the starting line-up by Ralph Hasenhuttl, the English midfielder scored in three successive matches and was at the centre of Saints' unbeaten month.

See: How the awards are decided

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