July 16, 2024

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Lionel Messi fails to make shortlist for Ligue 1 player of the season award

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Lionel Messi fails to make shortlist for Ligue 1 player of the season award
The omission comes as very little surprise with Messi scoring four targets in 23 league games subsequent his move from Barcelona very last year.

Nominated for the player of the 12 months award is Messi’s PSG teammate Kylian Mbappe, the best scorer in Ligue 1 with 24 targets so far this season, Rennes’ Martin Terrier, AS Monaco’s Wissam Ben Yedder, Marseille’s Dimitri Payet, and Lyon’s Lucas Paqueta.

That also signifies that PSG ahead Neymar, the league’s participant of the yr in 2017-18, has also unsuccessful to make the shortlist.

PSG wrapped up its 10th league title — and eighth from the earlier 10 seasons alone — last month and is at this time 14 details distinct of next-placed Marseille.

Messi signed a two-12 months agreement with PSG in advance of the 2021/22 period, ending his 20-plus-12 months affiliation with Barcelona. In his time with the club, he won 10 La Liga titles and was named the league’s participant of the 12 months 9 situations.

In this season’s Champions League, Messi recorded 5 objectives in seven video games, even though PSG’s marketing campaign finished in the spherical of 16 with defeat in opposition to Serious Madrid.

The player of the period, which Mbappe has gained the past two instances, is scheduled to be declared on May 15.

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