The time as coach of French first division club AS Monaco is finished for Thierry Henry well again. The club confirmed in an official communication, that the former star striker was suspended with immediate effect. Henry’s former assistant Franck Passi for the Training.

A final decision on Henry’s future, while not yet fallen, but a return of the 41-Year-old on the coach excluded seems. Monaco was Henry’s first stop as a head coach, prior to that, he had worked for two years as an assistant of the Belgian national team coach Roberto Martínez, and the third place of the Belgian at the world Cup in 2018 in Russia will be celebrated.

In October 2018 Henry was presented in Monaco as the successor of Leonardo Jardim. Under Jardim AS of 2017 had won before Paris Saint-Germain to the French championship and the Champions League reached the semi-finals. In the current season, Monaco is threatened by relegation. After 21 game days, the Team is on the penultimate place of the table. 20 obligation to play Henry AS has won only four (five draws and eleven defeats).

As a player, Henry had celebrated in Monaco, his first great success. In 1997, he became AS master. There is a national title in England (in 2002 and 2004 with Arsenal FC) and Spain (in 2009 and 2010 with FC Barcelona), as well as winning the Champions League in 2009 with Barca followed. In addition, Henry was part of the French national team in 1998 world – and two years later became European champion. In 2014, he ended his active career.

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