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Carles Gil named MLS Player of the Month

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New England Revolution midfielder Carles Gil is the Major League Soccer Player of the Month for June 2021.

Gil received the honor after tallying five assists in three starts, raising his assists total to a league-leading 10 on the season. He also was named MLS Player of the Week for Week 9.

Gil notched two assists in the Revs' 3-2 win over New York City FC on June 19. The 28-year-old followed that performance up with three assists in a 3-2 victory over the New York Red Bulls on June 23.

With 10 assists in 10 games, Gil tied Carlos Valderrama as the quickest to double-digit helpers in MLS history.

Gil is slated for his 50th career MLS start when the Revolution take on the Columbus Crew at Lower.com Field on Saturday, July 3 at 5 p.m. ET.