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Neymar Won French Players Of The Year Prize, Rejects Transfer Talk

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Neymar was named as France’s player of the year at an awards ceremony in Paris on Sunday, and later brushed away questions over his future.

The Paris Saint-Germain superstar took the prize despite missing the last three months of the season due to injury.

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 in his native Brazil.

He has not played since, and only returned to France from his homeland at the start of this month, fuelling speculation that he could seek to leave the club after just one season.

 

“I am very touched and very happy with our season. It is an honour. Without my teammates, I would never have received this award,” said the 26-year-old, who collected the prize from his illustrious compatriot Ronaldo.

Neymar, who joined in PSG’s Ligue 1 title celebrations on Saturday night, refused to discuss his future after collecting his award.

“We talk about these things every time the transfer window comes around. I don’t want to talk about anything at the moment,” he said.

“Everyone knows why I came here, what my objectives are. Right now, my objective is the World Cup, not talking about transfers.

“I spend my whole life, every transfer window, talking about it. It’s a bit annoying.”

Neymar beat two of his PSG teammates to the prize, voted for by his fellow players — Edinson Cavani, Ligue 1’s leading scorer this season with 28 goals, and Kylian Mbappe were also nominees, along with Marseille winger Florian Thauvin.

Neymar was signed from Barcelona for a world-record 222 million euros ($264 million) last August, and helped PSG on their way to a clean sweep of the domestic trophies.

However, his injury appeared to cost Unai Emery’s team dear in their Champions League last-16 tie against Real Madrid — he was unable to play in the second leg, and PSG lost 5-2 on aggregate.

– ‘2000 percent sure’ –

He is hoping to be back to full fitness in time to lead Brazil at the World Cup in Russia, which starts in a month’s time.

Club president Nasser Al-Khelaifi insisted on Saturday that there was no chance Neymar would be leaving.

“I am 2000 percent sure he will stay,” Al-Khelaifi said, rejecting talk of a transfer to Real Madrid.

“The Spanish media have been talking since October. I don’t respond to rumours, I don’t have the time. But I am sure he will be a Paris Saint-Germain player.”

PSG’s dominance of the French game this season was reflected in the awards.

Mbappe was named young player of the year, beating off competition from the Lyon duo of Houssem Aouar and Tanguy Ndombele, and Bordeaux’s Brazilian winger Malcom.

“I have had a good season. I have changed universe. I had to adapt right away because at clubs like PSG you don’t get given the time,” said the 19-year-old Mbappe, who joined PSG from Monaco on a loan deal last August.

That move is set to become permanent this summer for a fee of up to 180 million euros.

Mbappe, who has scored 13 league goals, won the same award last year when he helped Monaco to the title, and so follows Eden Hazard in claiming the young player gong two seasons running.

Now with Chelsea, Hazard won it in 2009 and 2010 when with Lille.

Emery, who will leave PSG at the end of the season, won the coach of the year award.

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Chelsea superstar Fabregas wins prestigious award after setting Premier League record

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Chelsea star Cesc Fabregas has won his second Guinness World Record certificate after completing a century Premier League assists.
He reached the milestone during the Blues English topflight encounter against Stoke City on 31 December 2016.
SunSport report that the Spaniard was forced to wait before being finally recognised for his 100 assists in the league.

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The former Arsenal and Barcelona star is second behind Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs, who has 162 assists on the the all-time assists chart.

Fabregas, while reacting to the award said that: “I’m not the fastest, I’m not the strongest, I’m not the most flexible, I don’t jump high .
“But to achieve this record in my career is one of the proudest things in my job, because it is my job and I did it well. “

It is the second World Record the Spaniard has to his name after he and Liverpool legend, Jamie Redknapp became the players with the most volley passes in 30 second by a pair.

The 31-year-old joined the Blues in 2014 from Barcelona and has scored 15 goals from 132 appearances for the Premier League outfit.
He has won two EPL titles since he joined them four years ago and was part of the squad that won FA Cup title last term.

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Real Madrid Star Revealed His Desire To Play In The Premier League Before Quitting

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Real Madrid defense ace Dani Carvajal has revealed his desire to ply his trade in the English Premier League. According to report source, citing Libero magazine, the 26-year-old right-back, currently on the books of Real Madrid, has claimed 4 Champions League winners’ medal at the Santiago Bernabeu alongside Spanish league silverware in 2017.
Interestingly, Carvajal grew through the ranks at Los Blancos, but move abroad briefly in 2012 when he joined Bundesliga side Bayer Leverkusen.

However, on his return to the Spanish topflight, he became a regular face in Spain’s La Roja squad with 20-appearances as the Galaticos emerged a dominant force in Europe.
“I would love to play in the Premier League,” he said while responding to a question about his career objectives.
“It’s an experience I’d like to have and I do not want to end up with that thorn,” noted Carvajal, who also found time to speak on Cristiano Ronaldo’s exit from the Los Blancos, stressing that the solution to life without the Portuguese is to “play more as a team.”

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Hi there, am sure you are wondering if the post is true about “Bet9ja Prediction Code For This Friday Match”. And guess what? It’s true for those who know about Bet9ja Prediction would testify to this one. So, I have decided to run a football prediction for tomorrow, today football match on my site for free… here is your Booking Number: Z6WQ9LXW for Friday match

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