The Portuguese star became the first Premier League player to win the monthly award four times in a one year duration.
, became December’s player of the month after he had won the award on three previous occasions as well. This win marked Fernandes’s fourth win in 2020 making him the only Premier League player to reach this achievement within a single year.
The Portuguese sensation, who was involved in two goals and a number of assists for the Red Devils in December, told the Premier League website about his win, saying:
"Three goals and four assists was a complete month. 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. 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.”
Fernandes was able to surpass seven of the other nominees including his teammateMarcus Rashford
after his amazing performance in the previous month.