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Monaco gets trainer back that it was dismissed to make way for Thierry Henry

Leonardo Jardim is again the coach of AS Monaco. That made the club from the principality Friday night known. Just three months back it was the 44-year-old Portuguese pushed aside by Monaco and replaced by Thierry Henry. That did not better and was Thursday on “non-active”.

“Thierry Henry is a football legend, but the adverse circumstances and the many injuries made him not easy”, said vice-president Vadim Vasilyev. “He wasn’t in the club quickly and efficiently out of the crisis. He had a project in mind and was, perhaps, more time is needed to accomplish that. Unfortunately, we have not and we were forced to take immediate action.”

Monaco is experiencing a rampseizoen. With 15 points from 21 matches, the club of the Red Devils Youri Tielemans and Nacer Chadli nineteenth and penultimate in the Ligue 1, with only one point ahead of red lantern Guingamp. In the cup was Monaco Tuesday in the sixteenth-finals with 1-3 off by resembled Metz. In the Champions League was Monaco after a 0-4 defeat against Club Bruges last in his group.

Saturday is assistant Franck Passi still on the bench for the important degradatieduel on the field of Dijon, eighteenth in the state. Tuesday takes Jardim at the helm back in the hands to take in the Ligabeker against Guingamp. Jardim was of 2014 until the end of last year, coach at Monaco. Under the Portuguese was the team in the 2017 champion and was the semi-finals of the Champions League achieved. He signed now for two and a half years. (belga)

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