Cavani named Ligue 1 player of the year as six Monaco players make team of the season

Cavani named Ligue 1 player of the year as six Monaco players make team of the season

Title-chasing Monaco have six players in the Ligue 1 team of the season, with Daniel Subasic, Djibril Sidibe, Kamil Glik, Benjamin Mendy, Bernardo Silva and Kylian Mbappe all making the cut. 

Paris Saint-Germain, meanwhile, have three players included in Edinson Cavani, Thiago Silva and Marco Verratti.

Cavani, who has scored 35 goals in as many games this season, has been named the division’s player of the year.

Subasic is in goal with the all-star defence comprised of Sidibe, Glik, Silva and Mendy.

Verratti and Bernardo Silva are joined in midfield by OGC Nice star John Michael Seri.

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The stellar front line consists of Cavani,  Mbappe and Lyon’s Alexandre Lacazette.

Mbappe, who has scored 14 goals in 27 games in Ligue 1 this season, has won the award for the league’s best young player.

There was another award for Monaco, with Leonardo Jardim receiving the manager of the year accolade.

Monaco are top of Ligue 1, three points ahead of PSG with a game in hand.

Edinson Cavani has created 24 chances in Ligue 1 this season