Manchester United midfielder Christian Eriksen won the Manchester United Player of the Month award for September 2022.
The Dane fended off stiff competition from Raphael Varane and Jadon Sancho to gain recognition for his outstanding contributions to the team in September.
Eriksen obtained a resounding 62% of the votes cast. Sancho was in second place with 28% ahead of Varane with 10%.
🥁 Introducing our September Player of the Month: @ChrisEriksen8 👏#MUFC pic.twitter.com/gGbRCBk2Ka
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) September 23, 2022
The 30-year-old has been a revelation since his arrival at the Theater of Dreams.
He has fitted in perfectly with Scott McTominay in midfield, just behind playmaker Bruno Fernandes, where his class has shown itself, helping United gain control in midfield, something the team lacked last season. .
Eriksen’s performance was exemplary in United’s victory over Arsenal, in which he stood out above any other player on the pitch. He ended his brilliant performance with an assist to Marcus Rashford for United’s third.
He also recorded an assist for Jadon Sancho’s goal against Sheriff in the Europa League.
Speaking to club media, fellow Scandinavian and former United winger Jesper Blomqvist praised Eriksen.
He said: “I think Eriksen really is something special. Even though he plays a little bit deeper, he can make the pass.”
“Not always the assist for a goal, but maybe the ‘third assist’ for a goal [going further back in the move].”
“He creates and gives space and possibilities for the strikers to create something. It has been fantastic. The way he sees the game and the vision of it is just amazing.
Blomqvist finished off by calling Eriksen a ‘great signing’.
Certainly well-deserved praise for Eriksen, who has been exquisite for United since their acquisition of Brentford for free.