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Marcus Rashford won Premier League Player of the Month

Marcus Rashford won Premier League Player of the Month

Marcus Rashford has been named because the Premier League’s Participant of the Month for January, after his function in serving to Manchester United beat their metropolis rivals within the derby, whereas Mikel Arteta received the supervisor’s equal for his function guiding Arsenal.

The England striker was a part of Erik ten Hag’s facet which turned it round in opposition to Manchester Metropolis to beat them 2-1 on January 14.

It’s the second time this season that Rashford has claimed the award, having additionally nabbed it for his performances in September final yr.

Rashford’s January noticed him characteristic in 4 of United’s league video games, together with Bournemouth and Man Metropolis, whereas he scored thrice, together with a corker to open the scoring throughout their slim defeat to league leaders Arsenal.

Arsenal’s month noticed them retain their lead on the prime of the Premier League, going unbeaten within the league with a goalless draw in opposition to Newcastle United adopted by very important victories in opposition to Tottenham Hotspur and Man United.

Nevertheless, they didn’t go unbeaten in all competitions, as Man Metropolis eradicated them from the FA Cup.

Manchester United’s profitable January spell noticed them keep within the Premier League’s prime 4, whereas additionally they made it to the FA Cup fifth spherical, and a stable first-leg efficiency in opposition to Nottingham Forest within the League Cup semi-final was consolidated with a 2-0 win on Wednesday to take them to the ultimate at Wembley this month.

It’s the third time Rashford has claimed the Participant of the Month award issued by the English prime flight, having first received it in January 2019.

On receiving the award, Rashford posted it on Instagram alongside him holding the Manchester United Participant of the Month trophy.

The caption learn: ‘The final month could not have gone higher for me. On a private observe, it is the primary time I’ve received these awards collectively and hopefully not the final. Thanks to my teammates, the coaches, my household and the followers for serving to me to win these awards’.

To this point throughout the 2022-23 season, Man Metropolis’s Erling Haaland obtained the award for August in his first month of Premier League motion following his big-money transfer to the Etihad, whereas Newcastle’s Miguel Almiron received the accolade in October.

Due to the league’s World Cup break, a joint November-December award was issued for the final two months of 2022, which was claimed by Arsenal midfielder Martin Odegaard.

Arteta additionally claimed the joint November-December award for his work from the dugout, alongside his midfielder Odegaard’s participant prize.

February’s Premier League fixtures start with a full praise of video games throughout this weekend, beginning with Chelsea in opposition to Fulham on Friday evening.

Arteta’s Arsenal go to Everton on Saturday lunchtime, whereas Rashford’s Manchester United host Crystal Palace at 3pm that afternoon.

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