Manchester United Fernandes makes history after claiming fourth POTM award

Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandes has made Premier League history after being named the EA SPORTS Player of the Month for December 2020.

Fernandes became the first player to win the award four times in a calendar year, having also done so in February, June and November 2020.

The Portuguese began December by inspiring a 3-1 comeback win at West Ham United as a half-time substitute, assisting Paul Pogba for the equaliser.


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He then scored twice and created another in a 6-2 victory over Leeds United, before being involved in all three goals against Leicester City and Wolverhampton Wanderers.

The former Sporting Lisbon midfielder  topped an eight-man shortlist that included Anwar El Ghazi, Emiliano MartinezBen MeeMarcus RashfordMohamed SalahTomas Soucek and John Stones.

Speaking after he received his fourth title, he said he was happy to have etched his name in the Premier League history book .

Three goals and four assists was a complete month,” Fernandes said.

 “Scoring and assisting your team-mates is perfect. 

“I want to achieve other trophies and awards but I’m really happy to make history.”

“It’s a long way before we can start talking about being champions,” he added. 

We have to keep working. We play against one of the best teams in England and we know what it means to the fans. 

“But the main point is the same: three points.”

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