Lamptey in running for EA Sports Player of the Month

Albion defender’s impressive displays in September earn him nomination.

By Charlie Hanson • 02 October 2020

By Bennett Dean
Lamptey is in the running for the EA Sports Player of the Month for September.

Tariq Lamptey’s string of superb performances has earned him a nomination for the EA Sports Player of the Month for September.

Supporters can vote for Lamptey until 6pm on Monday 5th October by clicking here.

The nomination recognises the 20-year-old’s impressive performances against Chelsea, Newcastle United and Manchester United when he has received praise from both his manager Graham Potter and the media.

The pick of his Premier League performances in September came at St James’ Park when he won Albion a penalty and was clocked at 22.8 mph, the fastest speed by a player so far this season.

The Premier League said of Lamptey, ‘The 20-year-old’s all-action displays were a constant feature for Brighton & Hove Albion, and the wing-back supplied an assist against Chelsea.’

The full list of nominees are:

Patrick Bamford – Leeds United

Dominic Calvert-Lewin – Everton

Timothy Castagne – Leicester City

Harry Kane – Tottenham Hotspur

Tariq Lamptey – Brighton & Hove Albion

Sadio Mane – Liverpool

James Rodriguez – Everton

Jamie Vardy – Leicester City

Click here to vote for Tariq.