Dutch winger Crysencio Summerville is one of six players on the shortlist for the award for April which has been selected by the Premier League's Football Development Panel.
The shortlist was formed after PL2 club coaches nominated the best performance by an opponent in each of their league matches.
Summerville excelled in the 2-1 victory against Aston Villa and again as Leeds United's under-23s were crowned Premier League Two Division Two champions after a 1-1 draw against Fulham.
The 19-year-old made Marcelo Bielsa's first team bench for the first time for the Premier League clash at home to Manchester United.
The April award will be decided by a panel of judges and Summerville is up against Danny Cashman (Brighton), Josh Hawkes (Sunderland), Dilan Markanday (Tottenham), Daniel Oyegoke (Arsenal) and Cole Palmer (Man City).
Summerville was signed from Feyenoord last summer and has netted six goals in 12 games for United's under-23s, including a hat-trick against Burnley.
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Thank you Laura Collins