The 21-year-old ace, who scored two goals in a dazzling display against West Ham last Sunday, is up against Hull defender Curtis Davies, Chelsea's Eden Hazard and United's Antonio Valencia.
Resurgent Sterling has played every minute of City's 100 per cent start to the new domestic campaign and been in excellent form throughout.
His official stats of one assist and two goals are only part of the story, with his scintillating wing play drawing praise from new boss Pep Guardiola and fans alike.
The award winner will be announced next Friday - and you can make a difference by voting for Raheem here:
The winner will be decided by a combination of votes from the public, a panel made up of former footballers and managers, while the captain of each Premier League club will also have one vote each.
Votes from the three parties will be combined to decide the winner which will be announced by the Premier League.