Wilfred Ndidi has been nominated for the PFA Fans ‘ Player of the Month Award for March, Completesports.com reports.
The Leicester City midfielder will battle Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling, Everton’s Lucas Digne and his teammate Jamie Vardy for the top accolade.
Liverpool and Senegal forward Saido Mane and Crystal Palace fullback Aaron Wan-Bissaka are also nominated for the award.
Ndidi played in all of Leicester City’s league games and put in a decent shift in the middle of the park as the Foxes secured three consecutive wins in the English top-flight in March.
The Nigeria international has enjoyed rave review following the arrival of former Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers at the club forming a formidable partnership with Youri Tielemans in the middle of the park.
The former Genk of Belgium player has scored two goals in 32 Premier League appearances for Leicester City this season.
He was recently named the Player of the Week for game week 32 and Player of the Month for March by Whoscored.
Wan-Bissaka, on his part, was a rock in the Eagles’ defence winning all of his tackles against the opponents in all the four games he featured in while Mane who was named Liverpool Player of Month on Thursday, scored three goals in four league games for the Reds.
Sterling has been a top performer for Manchester City all season and is a firm favourite to win the player of the season award.
Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk won the award in February and his successor will be announced after the voting platform is closed on Saturday.
By Adeboye Amosu