Firmino Nominated for Premier League Player of the Month
Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino has been nominated for the Premier League’s officialPlayer of the Month award for December.
The Reds’ were unbeaten in December, winning four and drawing three games and Firminowas a crucial part of an encouraging month.
The Brazilian scored 6 goals- including a valuable equaliser against Arsenal at EmiratesStadium- and laid on 2 goals for teammates in this compressed period.
Firmino’s Liverpool teammate Mohammed Salah has also been nominated, the Egyptianwon the gong in November. The winner will be announced during the week commencing 8 thJanuary.
Other nominees include Marcos Alonso (Chelsea), Marko Arnautovic (West Ham United),Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur), Jesse Lingard (Manchester United), Riyad Mahrez(Leicester City) and Nicolas Otamendi (Manchester City).