MARCUS RASHFORD: NOT A RASH DECISION
There’s a motive why Marcus Rashford might be a powerful favorite to win the award for the primary time: the livewire ahead has loved certainly his best-ever season since breaking into the United group.
From the second he scored the eventual winner towards arch-rivals Liverpool in August, he has terrorised defences along with his tempo and direct method, whether or not enjoying on the left or down the center.
It will be becoming if he can break the 30-goal barrier (he’s one quick at current) and he has contributed a lot extra, aiding his colleagues and usually turning into the primary risk in Erik ten Hag’s aspect, wanting sharp and targeted.
We’ve grown accustomed to seeing his iconic objective celebration and, at key occasions within the marketing campaign, Rashford has come up clutch, reminiscent of within the Nou Camp towards Barcelona, the Carabao Cup remaining at Wembley and notching the sweetest of derby winners towards Manchester Metropolis. He hit an actual purple patch at Outdated Trafford, scoring in 9 consecutive residence video games to equal Dennis Viollet’s report, set in 1959.
Marcus is bidding to grow to be the primary homegrown recipient of the award since 1997/98, when Ryan Giggs collected the Sir Matt Busby trophy, and solely the fourth since its inception with Mark Hughes and David Beckham additionally among the many victors. It will take a courageous particular person to guess towards it occurring.
LAST FIVE WINNERS
2021/22: Cristiano Ronaldo
2020/21: Bruno Fernandes
2019/20: Bruno Fernandes
2018/19: Luke Shaw
2017/18: David De Gea
Vote for the 2022/23 award right here now and look out for the consequence on Monday 29 Might.