Neymar was on Sunday named the French League’s Player of the Year, ahead of Paris Saint-Germain teammates Edinson Cavani and Kylian Mbappe.

Marseille winger Florian Thauvin, the other nominee, finished fourth in Ligue 1 awards ceremony held in Paris.

Neymar scored 19 league goals and set up another 13 in only 20 games for French champion PSG

He has not played since cracking a metatarsal in his right foot against Marseille on February 25. He had surgery in Brazil in March and has resumed light training and ball work as he bids to be ready for the World Cup, which starts next month in Russia.

Second-place Cavani won the award last season and is the league’s top scorer again this season with 28 goals, while Thauvin is next with 22. Mbappe has netted 13 since joining from deposed champion Monaco.

PSG coach Unai Emery, who is leaving at the end of the season, won Coach of the Year after guiding PSG to a domestic treble.

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