Monaco sack Jardim as Thierry Henry emerges favourite as new boss

Monaco sack Jardim as Thierry Henry emerges favourite as new boss

- French Ligue 1 giants Monaco have fired Leonardo Jardim as manager

- The Venezuelan manager has been at the Ligue 1 for five seasons

- Arsenal legend Thierry Henry is now linked withn the vacant managerial role at Monaco.

Leonardo Jardim has been sacked as manager of the French Ligue 1 giants Monaco after a poor run of results.

According to a UK Sun report, Arsenal legend Thierry Henry is now linked to take over the managerial role at Monaco.

Jardim had been the club boss for last five years and helped Monaco claim their first Ligue 1 silverware after 17 seasons in 2017.

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Interestingly, after emerging runners-up to champions PSG last season, Monaco sold most important members of the squad and are now third from bottom in the Ligue 1 log after nine matches.

And SunSport further noted that Monaco president Dmitry Rybolovlev had no other choice than to sack the Venezuelan manager with Frenchman Henry tipped to become the new boss at the Stade Louis II.

The 41-year-old Henry has been working as an assistant coach to Belgium’s Red Devils manager Roberto Martinez in recent time.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously had reported that Arsenal legend Thierry Henry is reportedly planning to make a u-turn on his decision to take Aston Villa job.

The French man has been heavily linked to replace Steve Bruce at the Villa Park after the 57-year-old was sacked last week over poor run of results.

Henry was part of the Belgium technical crew that won bronze medal at the 2018 FIFA World Cup tournament staged in Russia.

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Source: Legit.ng

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