Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy has been announced as the winner of the EA SPORTS Premier League Player of the Month award for April for the third time this season.
The 32-year-old beat off competition from Eden Hazard (Chelsea), Jordan Henderson (Liverpool), Aymeric Laporte (Manchester City), Shane Long (Southampton), Ayoze Pérez (Newcastle United), Mohammed Salah (Liverpool) and Chris Wood (Burnley) to win the award.
Vardy scored five goals for the Foxes during the month which included braces against Huddersfield Town and Arsenal and a solitary effort at West Ham United which took his 2018/19 tally to 18.
Vardy also helped Brendan Rodgers’ team secure seven points from a possible 12 in April The Leicester City all-time Premier League top goalscorer is now on 100 league goals for the club – including his efforts in the Championship.
He has also been nominated for the PFA Bristol Street Motors Player of the Month award of April which voting is now closed. The winner will be announced later this month.
“It’s great but it shows how well the team has been doing over the past month,” said Vardy, after receiving the prize for the third time.
“I want to be scoring as many goals as possible but I want to be getting the goals in victories and that is what we have managed to do over this past month.”