A few weeks after the start of the season, the UNFP, the union of French professional footballers, announced on Monday the list of 3 nominees for the title of best player of the month in August in Ligue 1. For this first vote of the season , forwards are in the spotlight as Lionel Messi (PSG), Florian Sotoca (Lens) and Neymar Jr (PSG) are in contention to lift the first trophy of the 2022/23 season.
Lionel Messi, author of a total of 3 goals and 4 assists since the start of the season, is named for the first time. The Argentinian is there alongside Neymar, author of a quality start to the season with 7 goals and 6 assists. Finally, to compete with the two Parisians, Florian Sotoca completes the list. The Sang et Or striker has nothing to envy to his competitors with 5 goals and 2 assists. Ballots are open.
A record start to the season for the @Ligue1UberEats and these three are no strangers to it🕶
27 goals / assists between them 3 in August 😱
The nominees are:
— UNFP (@UNFP) September 12, 2022