Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez has been declared as the winner of the PFA Fans' Player of the Month award for March, beating Leicester City forward Kelechi Iheanacho to the individual honor.
The Algeria star scored three goals in four league games a month ago for the Citizens, including his brace against Southampton. The amazing exhibitions were persuading enough for the forward to be voted as the best player by the fans ahead of Iheanacho, who conveyed stupendous exhibitions for the Foxes. Iheanacho scored five goals, including his subsequent hat-trick of his career, against Sheffield United, for the King Power Stadium outfit. Mahrez additionally beat off rivalry from Manchester United's Luke Shaw, Arsenal's Alexandre Lacazette, West Ham United's Jesse Lingard and Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane, to win the prize. In the interim, Leicester city manager Brendan Rodgers has uncovered his joy with the improvement of Iheanacho and accepted he will be an important individual from his side in future. "What we are saying is we believe he will be an important striker for us later on, however you need more than one, that's without a doubt," Rodgers said during a press conference.
"I believe he's appeared in two or three years that i have been here that he has created and he's improving and he's going to an extremely, significant piece of the squad. "There's no uncertainty later on down the road once Jamie has completed and proceeded onward we'll must have another, perhaps two, so any top club will need to have more than one which would consistently be the situation. "Kelechi, we have seen his turn of events, we have seen his improvement, seen his confidence develop, and as you see him presently playing he looks a real danger and he appears as if he can score goals. Being so youthful we all know there's significantly more to come." Iheanacho won the Premier League Player of the Month award for the first time in his profession while he has likewise been assigned for Leicester Goal of the Month. The forward, who as of late broadened his contract with the Foxes, will expect to proceed with his amazing exhibitions when his side combat West Ham United in their next league game on Sunday. The attacker’s contribution helped the King Power Stadium outfit to their present third spot on the Premier League, behind Manchester City and Manchester United.