Report: Thierry Henry sacked as Monaco manager after barely three months on the job
Thierry Henry has been relieved of his duties as AS Monaco manager, according to a report from BBC Sport’s David Ornstein
Henry was suspended from coaching on Thursday by the club, and Ornstein says the decision to permanently part ways has already been made.
“BBC Sport understands (the suspension) is merely procedural and that the France World Cup winner has already left the club,” Ornstein wrote. Assistant Franck Passi will take over in the meantime, with previous manager Leonardo Jardim being tipped for a surprise full-time return.
It’s been an out-and-out slog for Henry at Monaco. Appointed to the position on Oct. 13, he’s won just four of 20 matches across all competitions and taken just nine points from an available 36 through 12 Ligue 1 fixtures.
Two years after winning the title under Jardim, who was sacked on Oct. 11 after a rough start himself, Monaco sits 19th in the table with odds as “good” as 2-to-1 or bad as 7/4 to be relegated, depending on where you shop. Read more...