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Man United: Best Player Of The Year Award Nominees

Timothy Aiyeku

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With the current season gradually coming to a halt, some players have played themselves into contention for the Player of the Year Award.

Manchester United still have a lot to play for in the final three months of this campaign be these players would be crucial to the quest for positive results or vice versa.

The Red Devils have already been knocked out of the Carabao Cup at the semifinal stage by arch-rivals and noisy neighbours Manchester City.

Despite their exit in the Carabao Cup earlier this month, Manchester United are still active in three other competitions namely the Europa League, FA Cup and the Premier League.

Manchester United will face Club Brugge of Belgium in the last 32 of the Europa League as from first leg of the tie billed for the third Thursday of this month.

The former Premier League winners are also fighting for the top-four in the league alongside the likes of Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur.

Lastly, Manchester United are guests of Derby County in the fifth round of the FA Cup as both teams fight for a quarterfinal spot.

Here are the nominees for the Player of the Year at Manchester United this season based on their respective performances in the first six months of this campaign:

1. Fred

The Brazilian international has enjoyed some form of renaissance at Old Trafford this term and has been a solid performer for his team in the past five months especially with the absence of star player Paul Pogba. Frenchman Pogba has been restricted to eight games only.

2. Marcus Rashford

Manchester United have missed his goals in just one month of his absence as a result of a back injury.

3. Mason Greenwood

The young Manchester United attacker is now a regular player at Manchester United this season. He has four league goals so far.

Timothy Aiyeku is a Mass Communication graduate from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He is a sports, everything football analyst.