A summer arrival from Tooting and Mitcham, winger Jones scored three times in three PL2 appearances in December, including a double in a win for Graeme Lee's Under-23s side at Stoke City.

The full list of nominees is as follows:

Player: Peter Gwargis
Club: Brighton & Hove Albion

Player: Louie Sibley
Club: Derby County

Player: Morgan Whittaker
Club: Derby County

Player: Admiral Muskwe
Club: Leicester City

Player: Tahith Chong
Club: Manchester United

Player: Isaiah Jones
Club: Middlesbrough

The winner, decided by the Football Development Panel, will be announced on Friday.