Middlesbrough-born Isaac is recognised for a month that saw him score four times – including a hat-trick in a 6-0 demolition of Sunderland.

PL2 Player of the Month shortlist for October

Bryan Fiabema (Chelsea)
Isaac Fletcher (Middlesbrough)
Joe Hugill (Manchester United)
Benjamin Mbunga-Kimpioka (Sunderland)
Cole Palmer (Manchester City)
Rhys Williams (Liverpool)

The nominees were chosen by the Premier League’s Football Development Panel after PL2 club coaches picked out the best performance by an opposing player in their league matches during the month. The panel will also decide the winner.