The midfielder scored in all three of Boro's PL2 matches in the month of October, against Reading, Brighton and Wolves.

Wing, 22, joined Boro from non-league outfit Shildon in the summer, and has appeared twice for our senior side in the Carabao Cup.

It is the second time a Boro player has been nominated for the award this season, after Marcus Tavernier was shortlisted in August.

The full list of nominees is as follows:

Joshua Dasilva
Age: 19
Club: Arsenal
Appearances in October: 2 in PL2, 1 in EFL Cup
Goals in October: 0
Opponents: Sunderland, Chelsea, Norwich City
 
Alex Babos
Age: 19
Club: Derby County
Appearances in October: 3 in PL2
Goals in October: 1
Opponents: Liverpool, Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur
 
Lukas Nmecha
Age: 18
Club: Manchester City
Appearances in October: 2 in PL2
Goals in October: 3
Opponents: Derby County, West Ham United
 
Lewis Wing
Age: 22
Club: Middlesbrough
Appearances in October: 3 in PL2, 1 in PL Cup
Goals in October: 3
Opponents: Reading, Brighton & Hove Albion, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Nottingham Forest
 
Elliott Embleton
Age: 19
Club: Sunderland
Appearances in October: 3 in PL2
Goals in October: 0
Opponents: Arsenal, Everton, Manchester United
 
Declan Rice
Age: 18
Club: West Ham United
Appearances in October: 2 in PL2, 1 in EFL Cup, 1 in PL
Goals in October: 0
Opponents: Manchester United, Chelsea, Crystal Palace, Tottenham Hotspur
 
Harry Burgoyne
Age: 20
Club: Wolverhampton Wanderers
Appearances in October: 3 in PL2
Goals in October: 0
Opponents: Aston Villa, Fulham, Middlesbrough