Thierry Henry assumes full responsibility for AS Monaco’s dreaded run
AS Monaco manager Thierry Henry has taken the responsibility for the club’s dreaded run which has continued under his management. The Principality outfit have not won since the opening day of the Ligue 1 triumph and that run continued under the guidance of Henry, who took over from Leonardo Jardim six weeks ago.
Speaking to reporters, Henry admitted that injuries may have influence the results to an extent and that does not become an excuse for the team’s lean run of form. He added that the players have been working hard to overturn the results and hopefully, that could come to task when they take on Caen, who are currently five points ahead of them and occupying the 17th position in the standings.
He said:"We are in a delicate situation, everyone is aware. It is not because we have injured players that we must seek excuses. We had fewer players in recent days because of the international break, but we did what we had to do with the players present. This match in Caen will not be easy, it is a team that is also going through a difficult moment with players out."
“Henry had come to Monaco with the high reputation after the personal praise from a number of Belgium players “ after his influence during the summer World Cup. However, the dream of entering into management has turned into some sort of nightmare but “he has previously admitted “ that overturning the club’s form may not be easy with nearly half of the first-team squad on the sidelines.
Nonetheless, Monaco are facing the distinct threat of being relegated after winning the league title only in 2017 and it remains to be seen whether the club would back the Frenchman in the transfer market when the transfer window reopens. Monaco are currently placed 19th on the standings with seven points, just behind Guingamp who have an inferior goal difference.