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Thierry Henry replaces Jardim as Monaco manager | Replaced by err...Jardim

Discussion in 'Football Forum' started by K2K, Oct 13, 2018.

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    K2K Full Member

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    izec Full Member

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    Interesting
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    acnumber9 Full Member

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    Man with no managerial experience appointed to a top flight club he played for when he could’ve had lower league jobs? Entitled twat.
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    Andy_Cole Full Member

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    Excited to see how this turns out.
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    Irrational. Full Member

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    This will go the same way as Neville at Valencia, but worse.
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    Water Melon before it dries out, eh

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    This.
    Hopefully, not.
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    Sassy Colin Death or the gladioli!

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    From Birmingham to Monaco.
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    Cloud7 Full Member

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    Interested to see what type of football he’s about as a manager. Having played under Pep and Wenger in both their primes, he should be someone who would champion some very attacking football.
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    Brophs The one and only

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    I have no idea if he’ll be any good or not but the hype around a guy getting a massive club job who has been a pretty poor pundit and a coach of a national team for a couple of years seems somewhat excessive. It all has the faint whiff of Arteta about it.
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    predator Youth NITK

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    Have a feeling he will become one of the greatest managers ever.
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    And worked under Martinez as well (obviously he’s not as good as those two, but he’s also a very attacking manager).
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    Cloud7 Full Member

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    The guy has been arguably the best player in the entire PL era. Of course people are gonna be interested to see how he does as a manager. If the day ever comes where Ronaldo or Messi goes into management, or even a Xavi, the hype will be just as big.
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    Cloud7 Full Member

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    Yeah that is true as well, especially as Martinez would have had the most recent influence on his thoughts as a manager.
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    Skills Snitch

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    I like Henry. Will follow this closely.
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    Revaulx Full Member

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    Maybe he couldn’t have had lower league jobs because no lower league clubs were interested in him. His punditry isn’t exactly bursting with insight.
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    abdo99 Full Member

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    Good luck to him.
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    Hoof The Ball Full Member

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    It’s cool, he’s BAME, bruh
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    LawCharltonBest Enjoys watching fox porn

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    He'll need to learn to speak French
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    Irrational. Full Member

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    What on earth does this have to do with anything?
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    golden_blunder Site admin. Manchester United fan Staff

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    Good luck to him. Hope he continues the vava voom football of Jardim
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    duffer Sensible and not a complete jerk like most oppo's Scout

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    Hope he does really well an then loses a hugely important game because of some outrageous act of cheating by an opponent.
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    VorZakone What would Kenny G do?

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    I think he'll do quite good actually. Will probably command a lot of respect in the dressing room.
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    Eric's Seagull Full Member

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    I'm excited to see how this one goes. I'm all up for the romanticism of a player going on to sign to become manager of one of their former sides, especially when it was the one that that was their first club.

    I think that he was an intelligent player who must have learned a lot under Arsene Wenger and under Guardiola. He seems to hold both highly as he speaks about Wenger in this article:
    https://www.skysports.com/football/...ry-arsene-wenger-after-final-game-at-emirates

    And Guardiola in this article:
    https://www.skysports.com/football/...ow-to-play-football-again-under-pep-guardiola.

    He could have taken the less pressurised route and gone to someone like Villa (if the rumours are true) but it took some guts for him to go to Monaco as his first job in management. I hope that he takes into account what he has learned from these managers and this helps him achieve great results on the pitch. In spite of being an Arsenal player he was one of my favourite player when growing up. Good luck Thierry
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    Hoof The Ball Full Member

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    Overlooking Henry's obvious lack of managerial experience, he's experienced as an assistant for Belgium, played and learned under many top coaches, his player reputation has drawing benefits in terms of attracting players, has close ties with the club as a young player and any appointment of a black coach at the top level is a good progressive move.
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    I like Henry I hope he does well he's so handsome ❤
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    Cloud7 Full Member

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    Can see that you’ve got your priorities in order :p
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    :lol:
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    Great player + great pundit = shit manager.
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    I don't know. In the Monaco/Jardim thread a couple of people were saying similar only for me the contrarian to disagree.

    The way I see it is that as a former player he'll have in-built good will towards him. Monaco are so far down the table that with the squad they have a clown could improve them and look good for a while when doing it. If things don't go quite as well as hoped or expected this season then you blame the former manager and say that you should be judged on a full season only.

    If he doesn't do great at Monaco there still may be teams interested in hiring him in the future. A team like Villa might hire him after failing at Monaco, a team like Monaco wouldn't hire him after failing at Villa. It's League One or smaller Championship clubs than Villa are if you fail there.

    Edit: And thinking on, if you do well at Monaco a European giant may want you. If you do well at Villa it's a lot less likely. Starting at a fairly high level seems so much better for your career whether you succeed or fail.
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    JPRouve can't stop thinking about balls - NOT deflategate

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    I still don't see where the color of his skin is relevant. Did you say the same thing when Monaco appointed Deschamps, Simone or Puel?
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    Adisa likes to take afvanadva wothowi doubt

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    An inexperienced manager for such a young squad is a huge risk.
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    Adisa likes to take afvanadva wothowi doubt

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    What's wrong with Birms?:(
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    Queiroz Banned

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    Very interesting indeed. Really nice to see players most of us grew up watching taking the suit now and managing important teams. Blanc, Deschamps and Zidane already became very good managers from that France '98 squad. There were plenty of leaders in that side and leadership is key in becoming a top manager.
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    Ibrahimorich New Member

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    Is that even possible?
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    Tommy bigot with fetish for footballers getting fingered

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    We could start a list, but I think we'd hit the character limit :D

    Best of luck to him.
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    ivaldo Mediocre Horse Whisperer, s'up wid chew?

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    Give it to Giggsy.
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    Vidyoyo Self-confessed coffee shop chat-up expert

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    Monaco seem like a club destined for obscurity.
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    Sir Scott McToMinay Full Member

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    Are there actually United supporters who like Henry? Were they around in the early 00’s?
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    JPRouve can't stop thinking about balls - NOT deflategate

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    Their history in french football show the opposite.