Mbappe wants to 'share' Golden Boot

Ligue 1

Paris Saint-Germain superstar Kylian Mbappe has offered to 'share his Ligue 1 Golden Boot award after the French top-flight was cancelled with 10 rounds of fixtures remaining.

On April 30, Professional Football League (LFP) confirmed that PSG were to be declared champions after the unanimous decision to cancel Ligue 1 and Ligue 2.

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The final standings of both tables were effectively decided on an average points per games basis, while Mbappe was awarded the Golden Boot for his 18 goals over the course of the campaign.

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However, the 2018 FIFA World Cup winner has come out to suggest that his award should be shared with fellow Les Blues striker Wissam Ben Yedder, who notched up the same tally for AS Monaco.

Whilst Mbappe was declared the winner due to scoring more goals from open play over the 2019/20 campaign, the 21-year-old feels it should be shared, as with Pierre Emerick Aubameyang, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah in England.

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"Thank you for all your messages. I think that Wissam also deserves a trophy, like the Premier League did last season, to reward his year," he wrote on Twitter.

Ben Yedder went on to respond to Mbappe's gesture: "Thank you bro, congratulations to you... We can alternate if you want," he said.

It's the second consecutive season Mbappe has won the Golden Boot after his 33-goal haul during the 2018/19 season.

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