Florian Thauvin has been chosen by Marseille fans as their player of the year and he has won it by an incredible margin.
Still technically a Newcastle player until his permanent move formally goes through in the next transfer window, the winger/playmaker picked up three quarters of the votes, with non eof his rivals picking up more than 5% of the votes.
Over seventeen thousand Marseille supporters cast their vote and Florian Thuavin picked up over thirteen thousand of them.
Ligue 1 comes to a close tonight and Marseille host Bastia, a win over the team that are currently second from bottom would ensure an excellent fifth place for Marseilles, who were fighting a relegation battle for much of last season.
Florian Thauvin has been a big part of the uplift and has been involved in an impressive 25 goals, scoring 15 and creating 10.
His dominance was summed up throughout the season, with nine player of the month awards given out and Thauvin won six of the nine.
August 2016: Florian Thauvin
September 2016: Florian Thauvin
October 2016: Florian Thauvin
November 2016: Maxime Lopez
December 2016: Florian Thauvin
January 2017: Rémy Cabella
February 2017: Morgan Sanson
March 2017: Florian Thauvin
April 2017: Florian Thauvin
Official Marseille website:
1 | Florian Thauvin – 74.37%
Olympique’s Player of the Month for August, September, October, December, March, and April, it’s only logical that Florian Thauvin would be your Player of the Season for 2016-17. Your votes left no room for doubt.
With fifteen goals and ten assists across all competitions even before the final day of the championship, OM’s number 26 has completed his best-ever season from a statistical perspective, as well as winning him a place in the French national team.
His decisiveness, consistency, and high level of effort have cemented his leading role as an attacking player since his return to the club in 2016. At the age of 24,
As well as being the darling of the stands, FloTov has never eased off in his quest for success with a club that is close to his heart. Today, he has earned his reward.
2 | Bafétimbi Gomis – 5.88%
3 | Yohann Pelé – 5.18 %