Thierry Henry: Monaco appoint former Arsenal striker as head coach

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Former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry has been appointed as head coach of Monaco until June 2021.

The 41-year-old Frenchman, who had been Belgium's assistant manager, began his professional career at Monaco and helped them win Ligue 1 in 1997.

The French club are third from bottom in Ligue 1 and sacked manager Leonardo Jardim on Thursday.

"I am very happy to come back to Monaco and extremely determined to meet the challenges ahead," Henry said.

"I cannot wait to meet the players to start working together."

Henry is Arsenal's record goalscorer and also played for Juventus, Barcelona and New York Red Bulls.

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