Leeds star Sam Byram wins PFA Fans' Championship Player of the Month award for December

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The 22-year-old helped Steve Evans' side continue their unbeaten run throughout the month.

Leeds United star Sam Byram has been recognised for his fantastic recent run of form by being awarded the PFA Fans' Championship Player of the Month for December, Sky Sports reports.

The 22-year-old was instrumental as Steve Evans' side began an unbeaten run at the start of the month that has now been extended to seven games following the weekend's draw with MK Dons. 

Despite beginning the month on the periphery of the side, Byram celebrated his first start of the month by bagging a brace in the impressive victory over Wolves at Molineux.

And following the unspectacular win over Preston, Byram once again showcased his quality as he scored the equaliser during the draw with Nottingham Forest. While Evans' men enjoyed much of the play at the City Ground, the full-back-turned-midfielder produced Leeds' one moment of real quality in the final third as he beat Dorus De Vries from the edge of the box. 

And while he was not able to get on the scoresheet in the club's next outing against Derby, it was his delicious cross that allowed Chris Wood to give United the lead. While Tom Ince would ensure that the points were shared, the draw proved that Leeds were starting to get their act together, with Byram at the centre of their upturn in form. 

Nevertheless, the award could be Byram's final accolade as a Leeds United player. His contract is set to expire in the summer, and the Whites are considering whether to sell the academy graduate during this window (via Yorkshire Evening Post). 

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