The shortlist was chosen by the Premier League’s Football Development Panel, after PL2 club coaches nominated the best performance by an opposing player in each of their matches during the month. The panel will also select the winner.
Matthews joined the Eagles this summer from Arsenal after a number of Serie A clubs expressed their interest in his services.
So far this season, with the U23s flying after two wins from three, Matthews has scored three times (all in November). In the last month, he netted three goals from four appearances - starting three times and coming from the bench once.
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