Monaco need just a draw on Wednesday night against Saint-Etienne to guarantee their first Ligue 1 title since 2000 but they are already in jubilant mood after having a clean sweep at the 2017 French football awards on Monday night.

At the awards ceremony in Paris, Monaco boss Leonardo Jardim was named best manager, teen starlet Kylian Mbappe was voted the best young player, and Croatia’s Danijel Subasic was named best goalkeeper.

Jardim guided Monaco to the Champions League semi-finals and also reached the League Cup final and French Cup semi-finals.


His team has 102 league goals, matching PSG’s tally from last season and 153 in all competitions.

Mbappe meanwhile has emerged as one of the hottest properties in European football, scoring 25 goals in all competitions this term for Monaco 

He is the youngest player to reach 15 league goals in Europe’s top five leagues since former Golden Ball winner Michael Owen achieved the feat for Liverpool in 1998, and the first player to score in each of the first four Champions League knockout rounds he played in.

Monaco also had six players in the Team of the Season: Subasic; right back Djibril Sidibe; centre-half Kamil Glik; left-back Benjamin Mendy; attacking midfielder Bernardo Silva, and Mbappe.

Also, Chelsea defensive midfielder N’Golo Kante won best French player in a foreign league.

Kante was voted Player of the Year by his fellow professionals in England, as well as the FWA Footballer of the Year.


Elsewhere, Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani who has scored 35 goals this season in all competitions for his side, the Uruguayan’s career best, was voted the Ligue 1 Player of the Year at the end of season awards.

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