Man City trio among Premier League POTM nominees for August

Man City stars nominated

The Premier League have released the six nominees for the Premier League Player of the Month for August.

Manchester City dominate the nominations, having three of the six players from their club.

The first of these is Sergio Aguero, who has managed to bag himself six goals and one assist in his first four Premier League outings of the new season. All of these came in August.

Kevin De Bruyne and Raheem Sterling are the remaining two stars to be nominated from the current PL champions.

After an average 2018/19 campaign, KDB has hit the ground running this time around, scoring one and assisting five in four PL outings.

As for Sterling, he has scored five in his four league games this season.

BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND – AUGUST 25: Raheem Sterling of Manchester City celebrates after scoring his team’s second goal during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Manchester City at Vitality Stadium on August 25, 2019 in Bournemouth, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

The rest of the nominees

The remaining trio all come from different clubs.

From Liverpool, Roberto Firmino has been nominated, after scoring two and providing two assists in August during Premier League clashes.

The final two nominees are Burnley’s Ashley Barnes, who scored four in four, and Norwich’s Teemu Pukki, who netted five and assisted one in four games.

As well as being nominated for the POTM award, Aguero, Barnes and Pukki have also been nominated for the August Goal of the Month.

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