Wanderers sharpshooter earns Young Footballer of the Year nomination for February

Western Sydney Wanderers forward Nicolas Milanovic has earned the February nomination for Isuzu UTE A-League Young Footballer of the Year.

Milanovic, 22, earned the nomination via a voting panel made up of Boris Seroshtan, Warren Grieve, Teo Pellizzeri, Simon Hill, Gabor Ganczer and Tony Vidmar.

Milanovic has enjoyed a stellar season in Wanderland, scoring seven goals and assisting four more in 21 appearances to date.

The 22-year-old contributed three goals and one assist through February to earn a nomination for the Player of the Month award.

Milanovic is the fifth nominee for the Young Footballer of the Year award this season joining Newcastle Jets defender Mark Natta (January), Central Coast Mariners full-back Jacob Farrell (December), Wellington Phoenix keeper Alex Paulsen (November), and Adelaide United’s Nestory Irankunda (October).