Departing Henry believes Monaco can survive beneath Jardim



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26 Jan 2019, 04:12 IST
Former Monaco coach Thierry Henry

Thierry Henry departs Monaco with “nice disappointment” however is assured they’ve the squad of gamers to stay in Ligue 1 beneath Leonardo Jardim’s stewardship.

Henry was suspended on Thursday and his sacking was confirmed 24 hours later, the membership’s former striker leaving after simply three months in cost having changed Jardim and didn’t encourage a turnaround to maneuver them away from the relegation zone.

Franck Passi will take cost for the relegation six-pointer in opposition to Dijon on Saturday earlier than Jardim reassumes management.

Henry’s departure comes with the membership a degree and a spot above the underside of the Ligue 1 desk, with the previous Belgium assistant having overseen a Champions League group-stage exit and a Coupe de France humbling by the hands of second-tier Metz throughout his temporary spell.

That defeat proved the ultimate straw, having come on the again of a 5-1 thrashing by the hands of Strasbourg during which Henry was concerned in a foul-mouthed confrontation with their defender Kenny Lala, for which he later apologised.

Henry averaged 1.22 fewer factors per sport than Jardim did in a tenure that noticed him information Monaco to the Ligue 1 title in 2016-17, and the Principality membership are banking on the Portuguese having the ability to rediscover that magic.

Nevertheless, Henry seemingly leaves on good phrases, posting an announcement on Twitter that learn: “It’s with nice disappointment that I half firm with AS Monaco.

“Regardless of the struggles and difficulties that we encountered alongside my brief journey, I’ve nonetheless completely loved my time at this excellent membership

“My ambition and philosophy from the day I joined will at all times be that the CLUB comes first. I strongly consider on this squad of gamers and that the workforce with all of the latest new signings is now in a greater form to sort out the second a part of the season and to go on a profitable run and fulfil its potential.

“I’d notably prefer to thank Vadim Vasilyev and Michael Emenalo who afforded me this chance at my boyhood membership and naturally the followers and workers who’ve given me such a heat reception throughout my tenure.

“I sincerely hope that my successor will now take AS Monaco onto better strengths and I want all of them the success for the long run beginning with a win in Dijon after which lifting the cup [Coupe de la Ligue] and getting us again into Europe.”

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