Messi, Neymar, Poch snubbed for Ligue 1 awards

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Paris Saint-Germain pair Lionel Messi and Neymar have been disregarded of Ligue 1’s finish of season awards, regardless of serving to the aspect to a record-equalling 10th league title.

On Wednesday, the French gamers’ union (UNFP) introduced its nominees for the its 2021-22 awards, with the pair lacking out alongside head coach Mauricio Pochettino.

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The Argentine coach is going through an unsure future on the Parc des Princes, sources advised ESPN final week, with an expectation that he will leave this summer.

Ahead Kylian Mbappe was nominated for the Participant of the 12 months award alongside AS Monaco‘s Wissam Ben Yedder, Marseille‘s Dimitri Payet, Lyon‘s Lucas Paqueta and Stade RennaisMartin Terrier.

PSG have misplaced simply 4 occasions this seasons as they claimed the Ligue 1 title final month, the primary of Pochettino’s teaching profession, however has been largely overshadowed by a Champions League round-of-16 exit to Real Madrid.

Messi has suffered a lacklustre maiden season in France, scoring 4 league targets in 23 video games and registering 13 assists, whereas Neymar has scored 11 Ligue 1 targets.

The pair have been jeered by the club’s fans in recent months, and Neymar took a swipe at supporters for strolling out of the Parc des Princes as they drew 1-1 to Lens final month to clinch the title.

“It was surreal that a part of the group left the stands,” Neymar advised ESPN Argentina. “They’ll get uninterested in whistling, as a result of I’ve one other three years left on my contract.”

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