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

PSG chairman says Neymar to stay next season

Neymar, who is now working towards full fitness for the World Cup in Russian Federation, picked up the prize for Ligue 1 player of the season on Sunday night, and was presented with the award by fellow countryman and former Real Madrid striker Ronaldo.

"At each transfer period, we speak, we speak", the attacker said.

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

His PSG teammates Edinson Cavani and Kylian Mbappe were also nominees, along with Marseille's Florian Thauvin. "I am very emotional and I am very happy with our season".

"Everyone knows what I have come here to do, the goals I have", he said.

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It is believed the 26-year-old is seeking a move to his former club's LaLiga rivals Los Blancos, but PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has shut down reports that Neymar is on his way out.

"It is an honour - without my teammates, I would never have been able to win this award".

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Lyon missed the chance to guarantee a Champions League place as they conceded two late goals to lose 3-2 at Strasbourg.

PSG's Unai Emery also won the coach of the season award after guiding his players to 29 wins, five draws and three defeats from 37 matches for a total of 92 points.

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