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Bruno Fernandes Wins February Player Of the Month Award

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Despite officially signing for the Premier league side on 30th of January 2020, the new Manchester United creative midfielder has been announced as the Premier league player of the month for the month of February 2020.

The Portuguese has 9 appearances for the Red devil, scored 3 goals and made 4 assits.

He won 4 man of the match awards and the Manchester United player of the month and also the PFA player of the month.

This indeed a great start for Bruno.

With this, Bruno becomes the 20th Manchester player to clinched the award.



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Man United's Paul Pogba wins Europa League Player of the Season award

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Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has been named the Europa League Player of the Season for 2016-17.

Pogba was part of the United side that won the Europa League for the first time in the club's history with a 2-0 win over Ajax in May.

United colleagues Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Zlatan Ibrahimovic were also shortlisted for the award but the 24-year-old came out on top.

The France international, who scored three goals and started each of United's 15 games in the competition, said: "Thank you.

"I'm really honoured to be the first to win the best player for the UEFA Europa League. Hopefully this season will be as good as last season -- let's see!"

 

Pogba was selected by a panel composed of the coaches of the 48 clubs involved in last season's competition in addition to 55 journalists selected by the European Sports Media (ESM) group.

Members of the panel each selected three players, with their first choice receiving five points, their second choice three and their third choice one.

The midfielder was also selected in the Europa League Squad of the Season, which was announced in May, along with seven of his United colleagues.

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Mahrez wins BBC African Player of the Year award ON DECEMBER

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Algerian international Riyad Mahrez dynamic performances in Leicesters remarkable Premier League title win last season garnered him the prestigious BBC African player of the year award on Monday.

The 25-year-old France-born forward who earlier this year became the first African to win the Professional Footballers Association Player of the Year award on the back of his 17 goals and 11 assists for Leicester beat fellow nominees Yaya Toure, Sadio Mane, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Andre Ayew.

The winner was chosen by fans from across the world.

It means a lot, its something big for African players so I am very happy and very proud, he told the BBC.

Its always good to receive awards and for Africans this is a huge honour, added Mahrez, whose father is Algerian and mother of Moroccan/Algerian descent.

Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri was in the audience and expressed his delight.

He is improving every day, the Italian told the BBC.

I dont speak about his quality. I speak about his sacrifice, he has fought for the team because it is very important for us to be together.

Mahrez, who cost the Foxes then managed by Nigel Pearson just 400,000 when they bought him from French outfit Le Havre in 2014, joins legends such as Ivory Coasts Didier Drogba and Liberian George Weah who have won the award.
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Klopp wins EPL manager of the month

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has won the English premiership manager of the month of September after beating some other managers like Chelsea's Frank Lampard to the prestigious award.

Liverpool are having a perfect start to the season having won all their eight opening games in the season, the first they have played all eight opening games in season without dropping a point. Their manager also won the premier league manager of the month in the previous month August too, therefore making this one back to back win. His closest rival to the award Frank lampard of Chelsea also had a perfect September despite not starting the season on a flying start like Liverpool. Klopp gives the whole credit to his players and says he feels elated to be managing such crop of players.

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