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Zlatan Ibrahimovic named PFA Fans' Player of the Month

Zlatan Ibrahimovic named PFA Fans' Player of the Month

Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has won the PFA Fans' Premier League Player of the Month award for December, Sky Sports reports.

His recognition comes on the heels of his impressive run of form in the month of December, scoring five goals in six league appearances for the club, including a brace against West Bromwich Albion.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic named PFA Fans' Player of the Month

Zlatan Ibrahimovic named PFA Fans' Player of the Month

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Ibrahimovic received 24,092 of the 64,000 votes to win PFA's monthly award, ahead of Liverpool's Adam Lallana, Chelsea's Cesar Azpilicueta, Tottenham's Dele Alli, Sunderland's Jordan Pickford and West Ham's Dimitri Payet.

Liverpool's Lallana came second with 17,935 votes, while Chelsea defender Azpilicueta was third with 11,944 votes. Rounding off the top six were Tottenham's Dele Alli (5,863), Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford (2,874) and West Ham's Dimitri Payet (1,264).

The 35-year-old also helped the Red Devils remain unbeaten throughout December, winning five consecutive Premier League games.

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With Ibrahimovic’s goals, United are currently enjoying their longest unbeaten run since Sir Alex Ferguson's reign, having gone 13 games since their last defeat.

Ibrahimovic's recognition comes a month after Chelsea’s Victor Moses was named the player of the month of November 2016.

The winger edged fellow nominees Sergio Aguero, Matt Phillips, Victor Anichebe, Gylfi Sigurdsson and Nordin Amrobat by clear margin.

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