Roberto Firmino had a stuttering start to life at Anfield following his £29m move from Hoffenheim in the summer of 2015, but he impressed last month.
In four Premier League matches, the 24-year-old found the back of the net four times and provided an assist.
The Brazilian scooped the Professional Footballers’ Association’s Fans’ award after receiving 40.2% of the public vote, beating Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney (36.4%) and Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane (23.2%).
Eleven top-flight footballers were shortlisted.
By Taiwo Oyedeji
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