by Luper Aondohemba
Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford has been named the Premier League’s player of the month for January 2023. Taking to the field four times in the league across the month, United picked up 7 points from a possible 12 including a dramatic come back victory over Manchester City at Old Trafford.
The Manchester United star continued his scintillating form with goals in 3 of Manchester United’s four matches.
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Rashford topped a seven-man shortlist that also included Dan Burn, Brennan Johnson, Riyad Mahrez, Sally March, -David Raya and Bukayo Saka. According to the Premier League, he won after the public’s votes on the EA SPORTS website were combined with those of a panel of football experts. Marcus has won the EA SPORTS player of the month for the second time this season having won the award in September last year.
2022/23 EA SPORTS player winners are:
August – Erling Haaland
September – Marcus Rashford
October – Miguel Almiron
November/December – Martin Odegaard
Mikel Arteta of Arsenal has also won the Premier League’s manager of the month for January. Arsenal currently tops the Premier League table with 50 points. Many football enthusiasts speculate that the London side are likely to reach 100 points and win the League.
Source: Premier League