Kylian Mbappe of PSG has won the league’s best player title for the third season.

On Sunday, May 15, Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappé won the Ligue 1 player of the season title for the third time.

This season, the 23-year-old had an outstanding season in France’s top division, scoring 25 goals and assisting 19 times as PSG won yet another league title.

The Rennes midfielder beat off Rennes’ Martin Terrier, Monaco’s Wissam Ben Yedder, Marseille’s Dimitri Payet, and Brazilian midfielder Lucas Paqueta for the title.

PSG star, Kylian Mbappe wins league?s best player award for the 3rd time

Mbappe won the prestigious trophy for the third consecutive season, which was presented by Thierry Henry.

Mbappe, who is out of contract at PSG next month, claimed he didn’t want to announce his decision during the ceremony, but when asked if he’s decided whether to stay or move, he replied, “Yes, pretty much.”

In another category, Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema was named best French player outside of France, while PSG goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma was named goalkeeper of the year.

Bruno Génésio was named manager of the year for his outstanding season at Rennes, who are still in contention for a Champions League spot after defeating Marseille yesterday night. He won the prize over Nantes’ Antoine Kombouaré, Marseille’s Jorge Sampaoli, Strasbourg’s Julien Stéphan, and Nice’s Christophe Galtier.

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