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- May 8, 2011
Vote: January Player of the Month - Official Manchester United Website
Daley Blind | 4 appearances, 1 Man of the Match award, 2 assists
Showed his versatility over the course of the month and has slotted in seamlessly since reappearing against Southampton. A devilish cross from the left led to a great chance for Juan Mata against the Saints but his best work has come in the centre of the park. Outstanding in the win over Leicester City, when he set up Robin van Persie's strike and the own goal by Wes Morgan.
Marcos Rojo | 3 appearances, 1 Man of the Match award
Although he only returned from injury for the final three fixtures of the month, the abrasive Argentinian is looking more and more like a traditional Manchester United centre-back. Firm in the challenge and dominant in the air, he also passes the ball with accuracy and efficiency. The Reds' top man during the 0-0 draw at Cambridge, he was also impressive in helping to shut out QPR at Loftus Road.
Antonio Valencia | 4 appearances, 1 assist
Powerful and adaptable, the Ecuadorian has looked at home even when operating as an orthodox right-back, after appearing at wing-back in a 3-5-2 formation. Always encouraged by the fans to get forward and take on his opponents, it was his cross that allowed Marouane Fellaini to break the deadlock at QPR. His solid performances have kept him in favour with Louis van Gaal.