Manchester United gained a hat trick of month-to-month Premier League awards on Friday to push again speak of a disaster for supervisor Erik ten Hag.
Ten Hag and Harry Maguire have been voted Premier League supervisor and participant of the month, respectively, for November, whereas Alejandro Garnacho’s beautiful overhead kick towards Everton was named the perfect aim.
The awards got here on the finish of per week when Ten Hag confronted studies of participant unrest within the locker room, which led to journalists being banned from a news convention.
“We know where we are going and we had our setbacks, especially at the start of the season,” the Dutchman stated. “Things went against us with injuries, decisions, and sometimes you find yourselves in such a place.
“You see the character of the team, we’re in a better place, better form. The performances are increasing, we are performing as a team and as individuals, you have to be sharp in every game.” Maguire’s award comes after he had been stripped of the United captaincy and pushed to the fringes of Ten Hag’s squad.
The England centre-back appeared set to go away the membership within the low season, however has fought his approach again into the primary workforce and has been considered one of United’s finest performers this time period.
“Couldn’t have done it without my teammates, the staff and you fans. Your love and support doesn’t go unnoticed, I appreciate it,” he posted on X, previously generally known as Twitter.
Reports of participant unrest got here after United misplaced for the tenth time this season, towards Newcastle final week. But, victory towards Chelsea on Wednesday moved it to inside three factors of defending champion Manchester City and the highest 4.
United can go stage on factors with City if it beats Bournemouth at Old Trafford on Saturday, with Pep Guardiola’s workforce taking part in towards Luton on Sunday.