Thierry Animoto: Vladimir Astapkovich / RIA Novosti
French specialist Thierry Henry headed “Monaco”, succeeding the Portuguese Leonardo Jardim. This was reported on the website of Monegasques.
41-year-old coach will begin work on October 15. The contract Henry signed until June 2021.
The resignation of Jardim has been announced. Under the guidance of Portuguese coach Monaco unsuccessfully started the season in the French League. Monaco occupies the 18th place in the standings after nine rounds. The team is a Russian midfielder Alexander Golovin. On account of his one assist in four League games. Also Golovin has played one match for Monaco in the Champions League.
Coaching career Thierry Henry has begun in 2015. Then the Frenchman worked in the youth team of Arsenal. In 2016 he joined the coaching staff of the national team of Belgium under the guidance of Spaniard Roberto Martinez. The 2018 world Cup in Russia, the Belgian team won bronze medals.
Henry played for Monaco as a player. In the 1996/1997 season with the club the forward won gold of the championship of France. Also striker known for his performances for the Turin Juventus, Arsenal, the Catalan “Barcelona” and “new York Red bulls”. As a player Henry was the world champion in 1998 and European champion in 2000.
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