It's a hat-trick of Vitality Player of the Month awards for Mesut Ozil!

The German playmaker was in fine form throughout December to claim his third successive award, scoring one and claiming five assists to poll 81.2 per cent of the votes cast.

Ozil scored against Bournemouth, and set up goals against the Cherries, Sunderland, Aston Villa and Manchester City (2).

Olivier Giroud, who scored six times in December, was in second place and Petr Cech was in third.

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December Player of the Month - Results

Player % of votes
Mesut Ozil 81.2
Olivier Giroud 9.2
Petr Cech 6.4
Other  3.2

This season's winners

Month Winner
August Francis Coquelin
September Theo Walcott
October Mesut Ozil
November Mesut Ozil
December Mesut Ozil
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5 Jan 2016