Arsenal star Podolski thanks the fans for their support via Instagram

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Lukas Podolski has been thanking the fans for their support in recent weeks.

Lukas Podolski has been named the Arsenal Player of the Month for April after an impressive 30 days in Arsenal red for the German international.

He scored a landslide win from the fans with 61.5% of the votes coming his way - beating off FA Cup penalty hero Lukasz Fabianski and returning maestro Aaron Ramsey into second and third.

It is the first time he has won the award this campaign - joining Aaron Ramsey, Theo Walcott, Santi Cazorla and Alex Oxlade- Chamberlain - and he certainly deserves it.

Podolski is always popular with the fans, which would have helped the voting process, but he also bagged a brace against West Ham and Hull City - demonstrating his prowess when it comes to finishing on both occasions.

And Poldi - who is always in contact with his fans online - has been thanking them for their support and for voting for him this month.

The perfect thank you however would have to be scoring the goals that fire Arsenal into the Champions League - something it looks like he might just be doing.

Here is his message from Instagram…

poldi_officialBeing chosen as the player of the month is an honour. Thanx fans for your support! .Let's carry on this way together. April was great - May must be as well..... #afc #fans #support #thanx #gunners#podolski #poldi #aha #redarmy #9

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