February's PFA Fans’ Player of the Month winners
The winners of the PFA Fans’ Player of the Month for February have been announced.
Fans voted for their winners choosing from a six candidate shortlist per division. The 24 top performers were chosen by our expert panel, which included Sky Sports pundits and PFA members Peter Beagrie and Paul Merson, Mike Riley - general manager of the Professional Game Match Officials, and Malcolm Clarke - chairman of the Football Supporters' Federation.
Premier League: Manolo Gabbiadini
Southampton striker Manolo Gabbiadini has won the PFA Fans' Premier League Player of the Month award for February.
Over 40,000 votes were cast in the poll, which was held on the Sky Sports website and apps, with Gabbiadini claiming victory with 16,226 votes, beating Tottenham's Harry Kane and Everton striker Romelu Lukaku.
The Italian moved to St Mary's in January for £14.5m from Napoli and has hit the ground running, scoring four goals in his first three Premier League matches.
He has played four matches in all competitions for Southampton and scored six goals, including a double as Southampton lost 3-2 to Manchester United in the EFL Cup final last month.
The 25-year-old has also scored in each of his last seven successive matches for Napoli and Southampton.
Championship: Tomer Hemed
Brighton's Tomer Hemed has won the PFA Fans' Championship Player of the Month award for February.
The striker, who scored five goals in five games, won the prize for his performances in February after collecting 8,390 votes from the public.
Tom Cairney of Fulham finished in second place with 5,412 votes with Preston's Aiden McGeady third with 2,658 votes following a poll on Sky Sports' digital platforms.
Brentford midfielder Jota (2,535 votes), Cardiff's Kenneth Zohore (1,842 votes) and Norwich City striker Cameron Jerome (1,410 votes) were also shortlisted for the PFA Fans' Player of the Month award.
League One: Jake Cooper
Millwall defender Jake Cooper has won the PFA Fans' League One Player of the Month award for February.
The defender picked up the prize for his performances in January after collecting 6,930 votes from the public.
Billy Sharp of Sheffield United finished a close second with 6,197 votes with Bradford's Charlie Wyke third with 1,152 votes following a poll on Sky Sports' digital platforms.
League Two: Danny Hylton
Luton Town striker Danny Hylton has won the PFA Fans' Player of the Month award for February in Sky Bet League Two.
The striker enjoyed a stellar month, scoring four goals in five games, as fourth-placed Luton went unbeaten during February.
Wycombe forward Adebayo Akinfenwa came second in the voting after netting five times in February, while Stevenage's Matt Godden was third.
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