Summary

  • Four candidates were in contention to be selected as April Player of the Month.
  • The vote was conducted on Twitter: @Bundesliga_EN.
  • Henrikh Mkhitaryan named April Player of the Month.

Borussia Dortmund playmaker Henrikh Mkhitaryan has been named the Bundesliga Player of the Month for April.

April was a quite a month in the 2015/16 Bundesliga season, with the title race still on the boil, one of the relegation spots filled and several teams improving their position in the hunt for European qualification, but BVB's Armenian was the standout performer according to the bundesliga.com users.

The winner:

Henrikh Mkhitaryan - Borussia Dortmund

The other candidates:

Julian Brandt - Bayer 04 Leverkusen

  • The 19-year-old started all of Leverkusen's Bundesliga games in April.
  • He was on target in consecutive games from Matchday 27 - Matchday 32.
  • Scored one and made one in Leverkusen's fightback away to FC Schalke 04 on Matchday 31 and now has nine goals and two assists this season.

Christian Pulisic - Borussia Dortmund

Arturo Vidal - FC Bayern München