Akpom Nominated For Championship Award


Middlesbrough in-form striker Chuba Akpom has been nominated for the Sky Bet Championship Player of the Month for December.

The striker has enjoyed a productive spell in the league scoring goals consistently for Michael Carrick’s team.

He scored four goals in December including a hat-trick against Wigan on Boxing Day.

He was also on target in the 2-1 win over Luton Town.

Akpom will battle it out with Sheffield United’s Illiman Ndiaye, Swansea’s Joel Piroe and West Brom’s Alex Palmer.

The 27-year-old has scored 13 goals in 19 Championship appearances for Middlesbrough this season.

Akpom and his Middlesbrough teammates will welcome Milwall to the Riverside Stadium on Saturday.


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