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After 8 goals in 5 matches Newcastle United striker nominated for award

6 months ago
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Newcastle striker Elias Sorensen has been nominated for an award.

The 19 year old is up for the Premier League 2 Player of the Month award for October.

The young Danish striker has seen some fans calling for an early introduction to the first team after scoring 12 goals already this season.

In October alone he hit eight goals (one disputed as a possible own goal) in five matches, including hat-tricks against Fulham and Aston Villa.

His three reserve league games producing six goals last month, plus scoring in the two cup games as well – both against Notts County.

Elias Sorensen is up against players from Arsenal, Swansea, Reading and Stoke for the award.

The winner of the award is set to be announced next Friday (9 November) morning.

As for Elias Sorensen and his teammates, a tough game tonight away at Man Utd, another hat-trick there would be very welcome.

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Stoke City official site:

‘UNDER-23s midfielder Lasse Sorensen has been nominated for the Premier League 2 Player of the Month award for October.

The Danish youth international was a standout figure for Kevin Russell’s side last month as they recorded some impressive results.

The 7-2 home victory over Norwich City was the pick of the bunch, with Sorensen at the heart of the Potters’ best ever result at Premier League 2 level.

The shortlist was chosen by the Premier League’s Football Development Panel after PL2 club managers nominated the best performances by opposing players in each of their matches.

As well as Sorensen, the other nominees are Tyreece John-Jules (Arsenal), Elias Sorensen (Newcastle United), Joshua Barrett (Reading) and Yan Dhanda (Swansea City).

The winner will be announced at 10.00am on Friday 9th November 2018.’

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