Bruno Fernandes named Premier League participant of the month for December
Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandes has been named Premier League Participant of the Month for December for his performances that helped hearth his staff up the desk.
It’s the second month in a row wherein Fernandes has scooped the person prize, whereas he has additionally made historical past as the primary participant ever to win 4 instances in a single calendar 12 months following earlier wins for February and June, in addition to clearly November.
“Three objectives and 4 assists was an entire month. Scoring and helping your team-mates is ideal. I wish to obtain different trophies and awards however I’m actually comfortable to make historical past,” the Portugal worldwide informed the Premier League’s official web site.
Initially rested, Fernandes was introduced on at half-time in United’s opening sport in December and helped the staff pull off a 3-1 comeback win after trailing.
He later acquired two objectives and an help in a 6-2 thrashing of Leeds within the membership’s remaining sport earlier than Christmas, a objective and help in a 2-2 draw with Leicester on Boxing Day, plus one other help in a 1-0 win over Wolves to finish the month and the calendar 12 months.
As a staff, United rose from seventh on the finish of November to second by the top of December. Now, that momentum has continued into January and they’re prime of the desk.
This weekend, Fernandes and United face second place Liverpool at Anfield in what’s going to now be the most important sport of the 2020/21 season to date.
“It’s a good distance earlier than we are able to begin speaking about being champions. We now have to maintain working. We play towards the most effective groups in England and we all know what it means to the followers. However the primary level is identical: three factors,” Fernandes defined.
United have additionally accomplished a clear sweep of participant and supervisor of the month awards within the WSL, with Leah Galton and Casey Stoney respectively recognised. It’s the second month in a row the league leaders have obtained each awards, with Tobin Heath beforehand successful for November.
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