Neymar named Ligue 1 Player of the Year as PSG dominate awards


The Brazilian, the world's most expensive player, scored 19 goals in just 20 league games for PSG before suffering a foot injury in February that required surgery.

Neymar - missing as PSG tied up their Ligue 1, Coupe de la Ligue and Coupe de France titles over the past few months - was also named to the French top flight's best XI of the campaign. "Everybody knows what I came here to do and my objectives".

Neymar has always been touted for a move back to Spain but has admitted he is exhausted of the speculation surrounding his future amid links to Real Madrid.

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"I want to thank all of my teammates and my team - I am very touched", said Les Parisiens' No. 10. I want to thank my PSG team-mates, who allowed for me to adapt well and put me in the best conditions for me to be able express myself. "I couldn't have won this trophy without my teammates". I also want to congratulate Kylian, Edinson and Florian [Thauvin].

Neymar has scored 28 goals in 30 appearances since his world-record £198million transfer from Barcelona last summer.

"Neymar has been here for a year and he was unlucky with his injury", Ronaldo added of Neymar, who has returned to training following a broken metatarsal. "I do not know if he is happy here in Paris or not, but life goes on". For now, he remains a PSG player.