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Marcus Rashford wins third Player of the Month Award

A file photo of Marcus Rashford . Photo by OLI SCARFF/AFP

Marcus Rashford, Manchester United star forward has been named Premier League Player of the Month for February.

The Premier League, the English top flight’s organizer, made the announcement on Twitter on Friday.

Marcus Rashford, 25 won the award in September, January, and February of this year, scoring four goals in five games.

Rashford has now been named Player of the Month four times in his career and topped a six-man shortlist for February which included Kelechi Iheanacho, Bernd Leno, Emerson Royal, Manor Solomon and Ollie Watkins.

He was in red-hot form for United after bagging seven goals in seven games in all competitions in February.

He has scored 26 goals and nine assists across all competitions this season and is the first player to win the award in consecutive months since Ilkay Gundogan did so in January and February 2021.

The Red Devils were unbeaten in February, taking 10 points from four games, and sit third in the Premier League.

Ten Hag, who also won the manager’s award in September, led the club to their first trophy in six years when they won the EFL Cup.

Writing by Adeniyi Bakare