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Three defenders nominated for Manchester United Player of the Month

Manchester United have announced their nominees for August Player of the Month.

The three nominees include Raphael Varane, Lisandro Martinez and Tyrell Malacia – which may come as a slap in the face for Harry Maguire and Luke Shaw after the duo lost their places in the team at the beginning of the season.

Voting is open to supporters via ManUtd.com.

A 2-1 win against rivals Liverpool helped kick start our season and another battling display at Southampton saw the team earn another set of three points.

We are all hoping to see them make it three wins on the bounce against Leicester City on Thursday night before facing Arsenal at the weekend.

Stretty News verdict on Manchester United’s Player of the Month for August

It’s no wonder Martinez has quickly become a favourite among United fans.

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The Argentine made his debut against Brighton and played the first half versus Brentford before the media prematurely turned on him. Now they are all eating their words.

Martinez was able to show his capabilities as a short centre-back against Liverpool and Southampton. He is in the process of silencing his critics after being voted man of the match in both games.

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