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The Manchester United star voted by Messi in The Best awards

The Argentine superstar considered a Manchester United top player in his votation

By Liam Styles

A Manchester United star was highly considered by Lionel Messi in The Best Awards' votation.
A Manchester United star was highly considered by Lionel Messi in The Best Awards' votation.
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Lionel Messi shocked Manchester United fans during The Best Awards gala, where the Argentine striker highlighted one of the top players of the Mancunian team among his options for the ideal starting XI of last season, causing the happiness and the excitement of the Red Devils on social media.

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Messi, who won his The Best award since the creation of the trophy in 2016, became the maximum winner of the award in the history, but left really thrilling news to Manchester United and their manager Erik Ten Hag, the main guilty in the institution of having signed the player selected by Messi as his second option for the best goalkeeper of the season: Andre Onana.

The Cameroonian keeper, who has had an irregular start of the season, was one of the main reasons of Inter Milan’s qualification for the Champions League final against Manchester City, and was the second option among Messi’s favorite keepers, being voted second by the Argentine superstar and sandwiched between his other two choices: Barça’s Ter Stegen and Manchester City’s Ederson.

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The player left recently United’s concentration to play with his national team

In this sense, it would be worth remembering that Onana, who joined Manchester United in the summer from Inter for €50 million, won’t play the next few games with the Red Devils after he left the concentration of the Mancunian team after playing against Tottenham to join Cameroon national team and play the AFCON, with the Cameroonian player aiming to win his first African trophy in his career.

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