Ranking the 7 best players in Ligue 1 this season (2021-22)


After an exciting 2020-21 season where the title race went right down to the wire, Paris Saint-Germain ambled their way to the Ligue 1 title this term. They snatched it back from last season’s champions Lille, ending the season with a 15 point lead over Olympique Marseille at second.

Star-studded Paris Saint-Germain dominant in the 2021-22 Ligue 1 season

PSG massively strengthened their squad last summer and their triumphant domestic run was forecasted by most pundits. Marseille climbed from fifth to second this year while Monaco retained their place in third.

Meanwhile, French giants Lyon fell four places since last season to finish the season at a lowly eighth. St-Etienne, Metz and Bordeaux have been relegated to Ligue 2.

Without further ado, let’s take a look at the seven best performers from the 2021-22 season.

# 7 Wissam Ben Yedder (AS Monaco)

Wissam Ben Yedder (cred: Ligue 1)

3 – Wissam Ben Yedder has scored a goal every 3 shots in Ligue 1 this season (24 goals, 71 shots), best ratio in the Top 5 European leagues (min. 10 goals) .Remarkable. https://t.co/6ZuOwOLRJ2

# 6 Neymar Jr. (Paris Saint-Germain)

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Tchouameni has been a stalwart in midfield for Philippe Clement’s side. He made more interceptions (101) than any other player in Ligue 1 this season. That’s 22 more than Boubakar Kouyate, who comes second on the list and it speaks volumes of the 22-year-old’s game reading abilities.

He also scored three goals and provided two assists in 35 Ligue 1 appearances this season.

# 4 Lionel Messi (Paris Saint-Germain)

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Lionel Messi’s new role at PSG as a creative midfielder is underlined by his 21/22 Ligue 1 rankings (FBRef): 1st | Progressive passes1st | Through balls1st | Passes into the area1st | Assists per 901st | Nutmegs

# 3 Benjamin Bourigeaud (Rennes)

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