The nominees for the UNFP trophy for the best Ligue 1 player of the season were announced on Tuesday.
Who will succeed Kylian Mbappe? We finally know the five nominated for the UNFP trophy for the best Ligue 1 player for the 2022-2023 season. Unsurprisingly, we find the stars of Paris Saint-Germain, Kylian Mbappé and Lionel Messi, who are accompanied by Lensois Lois Openda and Seko Fofana as well as Lille striker Jonathan David. Current second top scorer in the championship with 25 goals (4 assists), Alexandre Lacazette is the big absentee from this list.
The names of the nominees for the UNFP trophy for the best hope of Ligue 1 have also been revealed. Here are the candidates to succeed former Marseillais William Saliba: Bradley Barcola (OL), Eliesse Ben Seghir (Monaco), Rayan Cherki (OL), Nuno Mendes (PSG) and Elye Wahi (Montpellier).
Regarding the trophy for the best goalkeeper, Gianluigi Donnarumma (PSG) will have the chance to defend his title. The Italian goalkeeper will compete this year with Lucas Chevalier (Lille), Anthony Lopes (OL), Pau Lopez (OM) and Brice Samba (Lens).
Finally, theThe nominees for the UNFP trophy for best French player playing abroad are: Karim Benzema (Real Madrid), Eduardo Camavinga (Real Madrid), Theo Hernandez (AC Milan), Randal Kolo Muani (Frankfurt) and Mike Maignan (AC Milan ).