Thierry Henry Signs Three Year Managerial Deal With Monaco
Arsenal Legend Thierry Henry has been appointed, as AS Monaco’s new head coach, replacing Leonardo Jardim, who got sacked after a run of poor performances, earlier this week.
Henry penned a three year deal with the French Side and will be bringing with him, Benfica U23 coach Joao Carlos Valado Tralhao and Arsenal academy coach Patrick Kwame Ampadu.
Henry confirmed his appointment via an insttgram post :
“It is with great pride that I am delighted to announce that I have accepted the position to become the manager of AS Monaco FC.
“I was fortunate to receive some very attractive offers over the last few months but Monaco will always be close to my heart. Having started my footballing career with this great club, it seems like fate that I will now begin my managerial career here too.
“I’m incredibly excited to be given this opportunity but now the hard work must begin. Can’t wait.”
He also used the medium to make known he was leaving his position in the Belgian national team, thanking every staff and his former Boss Roberto Martinez.
“I have had an incredible two years helping Roberto Martinez coach this wonderfully talented group of players and watch them blossom into the great side they are today.
“I would like to thank the Belgium federation, Roberto, all the staff and players for making a Frenchman feel so welcome amongst all of you Red Devils!
“I wish you every success in the future and I’m sure there will be even greater things to come.”
Before his appointment, he was linked as frontrunner for the vacant Aston Villa Job, but seemed to prefer, the familiar surroundings of Monaco, where he started his professional career.
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