Donnarumma voted best goalkeeper in Ligue 1

Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma was voted the best goalkeeper in Ligue 1 despite making just 17 appearances and keeping five clean sheets.

The Italian international joined Les Parisiens from AC Milan on a free transfer and he also managed to win the first league title of his career.

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“I am very happy,” Donnarumma said at the UNFP awards ceremony.

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“I thank my teammates: we all had a great season. For me, however, it was not very easy, because it was my first season in Paris.

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“I won my first league championship and I hope to win more.”

The 23-year-old had to alternate with Costa Rican goalkeeper Keylor Navas for a place in between the posts. However, there are reports suggesting that Donnarumma will be the first choice going forward.

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“I don’t think it will go like this next year,” he said.

“I believe the club will make the right choices. We have a very good relationship with Keylor. We understood the situation, but it wasn’t easy for him either.”

Author: Agyei

A hardcore football fan, who thinks Marcelo Bielsa needs his own brand of water cooler.

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