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After a somewhat successful December, Chelsea’s Danny Drinkwater and Marcos Alonso have been nominated for awards for the previous month.

Drinkwater’s maiden goal for Chelsea, his memorable long-range rocket in the opening minutes of the big home win over Stoke, has been nominated for the Premier League Goal of the Month award for December. It is one of seven candidates.

Click here to vote for Drinkwater.

And Alonso who’s in the form of his life is among an eight man shortlist for the player of the month for December.

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The Spaniard played in all seven of the league games during such a busy spell, scoring against Brighton and Southampton and helping the team end the month with four consecutive clean sheets

Alonso will be up against Riyad Mahrez, Mohamed Salah, Harry Kane, Roberto Firminho, Nicolas Otamendi, Jesse Lingard and Marko Arnautovic.

Click here to vote for Alonso.

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