- Barcelona striker Robert Lewandowski and Real Madrid winger Federico Valverde lead the list of players nominated for the La Liga player of the month award
- 7 players have been shortlisted for the September edition of the individual best player award with Borja Iglesias and Iago Aspas also among the nominees
- Lewandowski has scored 8 goals for Barcelona this season as he continues his superb start for Xavi’s men this campaign
Robert Lewandowski has been nominated for the August La Liga player of the month award after his brilliant start to the season for La Liga giants Barcelona.
The Poland forward is joined in the 7-man shortlist alongside Real Madrid’s Federico Valverde, Atletico Bilbao’s Nico Williams, and Samu Castillejo of Valencia.
Dani Parejo of Villareal, Real Betis’ Luis Felipe and Brias Mendes completes the list of players nominated for the monthly best player award in the Spanish topflight.
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Robert Lewandowski sits comfortably at the top of the La Liga top scorers’ chart with 8 goals from the first league games of the season.
Lewandowski hailed as best forward in the world
Meanwhile, Netherlands manager, Louis van Gaal has heaped praises on Barcelona forward Robert Lewandowski following the Poland striker’s brilliant start to life in Spain.
Lewandowski is expected to lead Poland’s attack when they take on the Netherlands in the UEFA Nations League encounter on Tuesday, September 22.
Robert Lewandowski makes incredible Ballon d’Or claim
Earlier, Sports Brief reported Robert Lewandowski claims he is more likely to win the Ballon d'Or as a Barcelona player than when he was featuring for Bayern Munich.
The 34-year-old joined the Blaugrana this summer in a deal worth €45million with an extra €5million in add-ons following eight successful seasons with the German giants.
The Poland forward won 8 Bundesliga titles and one Champions League laurel, scoring an incredible 344 goals in 374 games.
Source: Sports Brief News