Blackburn Rovers' Rudy Gestede wins Championship Player of the Month

Blackburn Rovers striker Rudy Gestede is named the Championship Player of the Month for April.

Blackburn Rovers striker Rudy Gestede has picked up the Championship Player of the Month award for April.

The 25-year-old has been rewarded for finding the back of the net six times from six starts in the league.

Gestede received particular plaudits for his hat-trick of headers in Blackburn's 4-2 victory over Birmingham City on April 21.

"Rudy has been a fantastic signing for us," said manager Gary Bowyer. "As a person, he is top class. He has played a massive part for the team with some very impressive performances. His goals have been the icing on the cake."

Blackburn are currently eighth in the league table.

Adam Bogdan of Bolton in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Blackpool and Bolton Wanderers at Bloomfield Road on October 01, 2013
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