The Argentine is joined by five others for the prestigious gong.
The Premier League have announced the official shortlist for the September Player of the Month award. Find out who are the six nominees below.
Angel di Maria, Manchester United
Whilst the Red Devils continue to try and find their feet under the guidance of new manager Louis van Gaal, this club record £59.7m signing has simply hit the ground running and scored twice and provided two assists in United’s games in September.