By G9ija

Marcus Rashford has emerged as the Premier League Player for the Month of January following his outstanding performances in the New Year.

The England international scored four goals in January which helped interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer remain unbeaten in all competitions.

Manchester United interim boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been voted the January Premier League manager of the month.

The Norwegian replaced Jose Mourinho on a temporary basis at Old Trafford in December, and has gone ten matches without a defeat in all competitions.

Solskjaer beat Burnley coach Sean Dyche and Southampton’s Ralph Hasenhuttl to the prestigious prize after the polls.

The 45-year-old has however become the first Norwegian, as a player or manager, to win a Premier League monthly award.

United claimed ten points in four matches in the month under review – with three wins over Newcastle, Tottenham Hotspur and Brighton & Hove Albion.

While their last match in the first month of the year ended in a 2-2 draw against Burnley after two late goals from Paul Pogba and Victor Lindelof secured a point for them at Old Trafford.

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