Top 5 Contenders for Manchester United Player of the Season

Top 5 Contenders for Manchester United Player of the Season

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Reaching the FA Cup final and fighting for a Champions League spot is a season high for the mighty Manchester United, but it hasn’t been the greatest of seasons for the club. Nevertheless, there have been a number of contenders for the Player of the Season award. There have been some special moments from the team this season that we cannot overshadow.

Here we have our top 5 contenders as well as a honourable mention to some of our rising stars.

5. Juan Mata

“It’s you Juan Juan Juan, it’s you Juan Juan”

The little magician may not have been as consistent on the field as he has been with his weekly blogs, but he has provided us with some magical moments. He started the season off well with 4 goals and 4 assists in his first 9 appearances; and the rest of the season seemed a breeze.

After a 2 and a half-month goal drought, he reopened his account with a goal against Derby County and he followed that up with a Man of the Match performance against his former team – Chelsea. In the space of two weeks, the midfield maestro scored 2 wonderful free kicks against Shrewsbury and Watford.

These were key, creative and exceptional moments for the team and the fans, which is why we have him on this list. Not to mention making the fans adore him even more after starting a YouTube channel. It’s you Juan Juan Juan, it really is you.

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