In a recent post, UEFA have put up four nominees for the Champions League Player of the Week, including Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling.
❓❓ Who ya got ❓❓❓
— UEFA Champions League (@ChampionsLeague) October 23, 2019
Sterling, who put on a phenomenal display at home to Atalanta midweek, scoring a hat-trick inside 12 minutes, is being backed by swathes of City supporters casting their vote for him to win the award.
In comparison to Sterling, fellow nominees Paulo Dybala, Alex-Oxlade Chamberlain and Kylian Mbappe all had brilliant outings during this round of Champions League fixtures.
Oxlade-Chamberlain scored a brace in Liverpool’s 4-1 away win to Genk, meanwhile Mbappe grabbed three in PSG’s rout of Club Brugge.
Dybala, who scored two inside three minutes to complete a swift Juventus comeback against Lokomotiv Moscow, is also a firm contender for the accolade.
However, in the case of the City man, as well as a hat-trick, he also assisted Sergio Aguero and won a penalty against the Serie A visitors which placed the Citizens firmly in control before Sterling himself put the win beyond doubt.
As a result, City fans everywhere have flocked to protest why the Englishman should be given the award:
Definitely sterling. A hattrick and 2 assists, he singlehandedly tore atalanta apart. Doesn’t get better than that.
— Ndikaka Glenn (@ndikaka_glenn) October 23, 2019
Sterling got the quickest hat trick this week and also an assist and also won the penalty.
— MikeCityFC (@MikeCityFC1) October 24, 2019
My vote :Raheem the dream sterling .👍 shout out to Mbappe tho I forgot he 20 sometimes 👌💯😍
— darz_m (@darnel61997186) October 24, 2019
Sterling! 3 goals 1 assist and was given the penalty pic.twitter.com/ELxSBPPX2r
— Juan Diego Dávila (@JuanJdds) October 23, 2019
— FreeAgent10 (@Agent10Free) October 23, 2019
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Sterling…….. involved in every goal , and even defended 🔥🔥🔥🔥
— David Wilkinson (@Davidh29128) October 24, 2019