Nominated alongside Bastia's Florian Thauvin and Lille's Ronny Rodelin, it was the Paris captain and central defender that emerged a clear winner, picking up 71% of the vote.

Imperial in defence since the start of the season, Thiago Silva's performances haven't gone unnoticed by observers of the French game. This award recognises his exceptional consistency and his undeniable talent. The Brazilian will receive his award on Saturday 20 April at the Parc des Princes ahead of the Week 33 Ligue 1 home clash with Nice.

Results:

Thiago Silva 71%
Florian Thauvin 18%
Ronny Rodelin 11%