Michael Emenalo sacked as sporting director of Ligue 1 side Monaco

Michael Emenalo sacked as sporting director of Ligue 1 side Monaco

- Michael Emenalo has been given the boot just days after Thierry Henry's sack

- The Monaco sporting director reportedly had issues the club's vice president

- Reports also claim Monaco was unhappy with a couple of signings made

Michael Emenalo who is Sporting Director of Ligue 1 side Monaco has been sacked by club following the axing of Thierry Henry.

Henry's contract was terminated having just led his side to 20 games since taking over the managerial role from Leonardo Jardim last October.

The French legend recorded just four wins in total including two in the league but believes he created a positive impact in the team.

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And now, the Stade Louis II outfit have also shown the door to Chelsea's former Technical Director Emenalo.

The former Nigerian international joined Monaco in 2017 but has been relieved of his duties just over a year in charge.

The 53-year-old who featured for the Super Eagles at the World Cup in 1994 reportedly fell out with the club's vice president Vadim Vasilyev.

It is understood that the club are unconvinced with a couple of signings this season including Cesc Fabregas, Nacer Chadli, Naldo and Fode Ballo-Toure.

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Reports also claim Emenalo endured a rusty relationship with former manager Jardim before the club re-appointed him after Henry's sacking.

Monaco's midfield maestro Youri Tielemans is also set to leave the club with Premier League side Leicester City keen on paying £20million for his services.

The Belgian youngster has struggled to make an impact since joining the French club from Anderletch and could be offered a lifeline by Foxes' manager Claude Puel.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Monaco have sacked Thierry Henry as manager after recording strings of poor results since arriving three months ago.

The Arsenal legend has been told his services are no longer needed with former manager Leonardo Jardim lined up for a shock return.

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