Monaco sack Thierry Henry and consider the return of Jardim

Monaco have suspended head coach Thierry Henry until a final decision is made on his future.

The club board had naturally grown anxious about the coach's record in the dugout - tallying just four wins, five draws and 11 defeats in 20 games - but his relationship with the dressing room prompted them to abandon their plan of giving him the games against Dijon and Guingamp to turn things around. "Franck Passi will train the team from Friday", read a brief statement.

Reports surfaced earlier today claiming the former Arsenal striker would be sacked by Monaco and replaced by his predecessor in the Monaco dugout, Leonardo Jardim.

Jardim was axed in October to make way for Henry.

Henry started his career with Monaco and helped them to win the league in 1997.

He has won only two of his 12 league matches in charge, with the side now only one point off bottom place in Ligue 1.

Henry, who replaced Leonardo Jardim as manager on October 13, has come under pressure following the two latest results - a humiliating 5-1 defeat to Strasbourg in Ligue 1 in which he was critical of VAR and a 3-1 loss to Ligue 2 side Metz in the French Cup on Tuesday - leading to reports the club were planning a change of coach.

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'There were not many people at training yesterday [Wednesday].

The club's decision to dispose of Henry would have come as a shock if his comments at his scheduled weekly news conference earlier in the day were any indication.

Henry's boyhood club were lurking in 18th position upon his introduction on the French Riviera, but after further problems on and off the pitch, the club have slipped further down the table.

"We tightened up the group".

Their miserable form under Henry culminated in a humiliating 3-1 French Cup defeat to second-tier Metz on Tuesday and a 5-1 home Ligue 1 hammering by Strasbourg last weekend, during which the tension surrounding Henry began to show. "It is necessary to get out of this critical situation and quickly".

Asked who would be left out at Dijon, he replied: "You will see".

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