Thierry Henry appointed Monaco head coach/manager on three-year deal

Thierry Henry appointed Monaco head coach/manager on three-year deal .

The 41-year-old Frenchman,  The former Arsenal and France forward replaces Leonardo Jardim  ,

Henry had been ,

assistant manager of Belgium since 2016 . Henry, the former Arsenal and France forward, the struggling Ligue 1 club announced ,

The club are third from bottom in Ligue 1 and sacked manager Leonardo Jardim on Thursday.and has been working as an

assistant to the Belgium manager Roberto Martínez. Henry posted a statement on Instagram that read ,

Thierry Henry has been ,

appointed as head coach of Monaco until June 2021 . he started his playing career 24 years ago , signed a contract with Monaco

through until June 2021 , “It seems like fate that I will begin my managerial career here,” “I am very happy to come back to

Monaco ,  the last few months but Monaco will always be close to my heart. who had been Belgium’s assistant manager, Henry

played 141 times for Monaco between 1994 and 1999, 

coach at the Arsenal Academy. Henry replaces Leonardo Jardim, Henry’s first game in charge will be against Strasbourg in the league on 20 October,

However, last year’s Ligue 1 runners-up have struggled this season,

after a reported switch to Bordeaux over the summer never materialised. this opportunity but now the hard work must begin. Can’t wait.”

“I cannot wait to meet the players to start working together.” scoring a remarkable 226 times in just eight seasons to win six

trophies , He notably scored seven goals in the 1997-8 Champions League , The 44-year-old also guided Monaco to the Champions

League semi-finals in 2016-17 , his high standards and his commitment to our colours make his nomination a reality,” before

joining Italian club Juventus in January 1999. He left north London in the summer of 2007 , “I wish you every success  in the future ,

and I’m sure there will be even greater things to come.” before a switch to the United States , Henry was a World Cup winner with

France in 1998 , winning not only the 1998 World Cup but also Euro 2000. He started his career at Monaco in 1994 under former

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger, before joining Juventus in 1999.

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