Real Madrid’s Fede Valverde Beats Robert Lewandowski to La Liga Player of the Month Award

Real Madrid’s Fede Valverde Beats Robert Lewandowski to La Liga Player of the Month Award

  • Real Madrid midfielder Federico Valverde has been voted the La Liga Santander Player of the Month for September
  • Valverde has begun the 2022-23 season in blistering form for Madrid, propelling Carlo Ancelotti's charges to produce an inch-perfect start to the campaign - winning all six of their league games
  • Up next for Valverde and his Madrid teammates is a home game against Osasuna on Sunday, October 2

Federico Valverde crowned his sterling performance in the month of September with the La Liga player of the month award.

The utility Madrid midfielder beat off competition from Barcelona's Robert Lewandowski, Nico Williams of Athletic Bilbao, Villarreal's Dani Parejo, Samu Castillejo (Valencia CF), Luis Felipe (Real Betis) and Brais Mendez (Real Sociedad) to scoop the award.

Valverde scored two goals - including the match winner in the Madrid Derby against Atletico Madrid - and provided one assist in La Liga this month.

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Lewandowski, Valverde, Player of the Month, Real Madrid
Fede Valverde saw off competition from Robert Lewandowski and four others to win the La Liga Player of the Month award for September. Photo credit: @FCBarcelona @realmadriden
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Currently deployed in a more advanced role, the Uruguay international has registered six goal contributions in just nine matches for Real Madrid across all competitions this season.

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Meanwhile, the 24-year-old's purple patch of form has reignited Liverpool's interest in him, after failing in their earlier bid to sign the Real Madrid star this summer, Sports Illustrated reports.

He would hope his performance in September runs into the forthcoming month, where Madrid's unbeaten start to the season will be subjected to a stern test.

In October, Valverde's Real Madrid will play a staggering nine matches across all competitions including the biggest fixture on the La Liga calendar - against FC Barcelona in the El Clasico.

Valverde's partner Mina Bonino trolls the Real Madrid midfielder after his shirt was stained with blood during Madrid derby

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Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Federico Valverde has been mocked by his partner Mina Bonino after the Real Madrid star had his jersey ruined with blood stains in the Madrid derby on Sunday, September 17.

Valverde helped Real Madrid secure a crucial 2-1 win against Atletico Madrid at the Civitas Metropolitano, with the Uruguayan netting the second goal for Los Blancos.

Valverde’s partner, Bonino captioned a photo of the Real Madrid’s star blood-stained shirt on Instagram after the game and joked if he was returning from war, Marca reports.

Source: Sports Brief News