Maddison Beats Awoniyi To EPL Player Of The Month Award For August

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder James Maddison has won the August Premier League Player of the Month award.

Maddison finished top ahead of Super Eagles and Nottingham Forest striker Taiwo Awoniyi.

The Nigerian was one of six players shortlisted for the Premier League Player of the Month award for August.

Other players shortlisted for the award include West Ham’s Jarod Bowen, Rodri who plays for Manchester City), Bryan Mbeumo of Brentford and Brighton and Hove Albion’s Kaoru Mitoma.

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Awoniyi scored in each of Nottingham Forest’s first three matches in August, extending his overall scoring streak dating back to last season to seven consecutive Premier League matches.

He is now only the third African player to score in seven consecutive matches after Mohamed Salah and Emmanuel Adebayor.

But it was not enough to land the former Liverpool and Union Berlin player the individual

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