Kylian Mbappe

After tying Jean-Pierre Papin's record of five consecutive Golden Boot trophies, Kylian Mbappe said that he has his sights set on breaking the record for the most goals scored in Ligue 1 for six consecutive seasons.

In PSG's last match of the season on Saturday (June 3), a 3-2 loss to Clermont, Mbappe scored his 29th league goal of the year to once again finish atop the Ligue 1 scoring statistics.

Last Thursday, the Frenchman received his fourth straight season-long honour as Ligue 1 player of the year.

Since his permanent transfer to PSG in 2018, the 24-year-old has consistently ended first in league scoring, and in 2019-20, he shared the Golden Boot with Wissam Ben Yedder of AS Monaco.

"My best performer award? I'm overjoyed. The title is ours. I continue to be the best scorer and player. So that's wonderful," remarked Mbappe, the highest scorer for PSG all-time.

"It's accurate that I set a personal objective for myself at the conclusion of the season after we had won the championship.

"I'm pleased to be going down in history. But I still have to defeat Jean-Pierre Papin next year.

Papin was the first player to win the Ligue 1 Golden Boot five years in a row, from 1987 to 1992, while playing for Olympique de Marseille. Three other players have won the award five times.

Mbappe's statements, which follow his pledge to uphold his PSG contract, are yet another unmistakable sign that he will remain despite speculations of interest from Real Madrid, a team that has previously pursued but did not acquire the French striker.

Mbappe agreed to an extension to his deal with PSG last year that would keep him at the club until 2025, but according to Sky Sports, it was merely a two-year agreement with a player option for an additional year. As a result, Mbappe will begin the last year of his agreement with the club next season.


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