The EFL have revealed the contenders for the Sky Bet Championship Player of the Month award for the month of October, with Huddersfield Town midfielder Juninho Bacuna, Sheffield Wednesday centre-back Julian Borner, Millwall striker Tom Bradshaw and Fulham star Aleksandar Mitrovic all nominated.
Four players who enjoyed a thoroughly successful October were Juninho Bcuna, Julian Borner, Tom Bradshaw and Aleksandar Mitrovic. And now, the quartet have been confirmed as the contenders for October’s Sky Bet Championship Player of the Month award, with the winner set to be confirmed tomorrow. Here’s how the four players did over the course of October:
Juninho Bacuna – Huddersfield Town
While only starting in one of the Terrier’s games in October, Bacuna had a significant role to play in Huddersfield Town’s unbeaten October. Coming off the bench on four occasions, The 22-year-old scored three goals and provided one assist from midfield in his substitute appearances, helping Danny Cowley’s side rise out of the relegation zone.
Julian Borner – Sheffield Wednesday
Borner arrived at Hillsborough in the summer transfer window and his form over the course of October has shown why the club opted to bring him in. He played in four out of their five matches and helped keep clean sheets on two occasions, also popping up with a goal against Cardiff City.
Tom Brashaw – Millwall
Tom Bradshaw netted five goals in his five games in October, including the winner in a surprise 2-1 win over promotion contenders Leeds United. His brace against Cardiff earned the Lions a point while his other two goals came against Luton Town and Brentford.
Aleksandar Mitrovic – Fulham
As expected, Aleksandar Mitrovic is thoroughly enjoying life in the Championship, He has netted a total of 11 goals in 15 appearances – with six of those coming in five matches during October. The Serbian striker’s brace against Reading and hat-trick against Luton Town were particularly eye-catching, while he also scored in a 2-2 draw with Charlton Athletic.