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Monaco sack Jardim 17 months after Ligue 1 title triaumph

Monaco have sacked manager old master Jardim amid reports linking former Arsenal and metropolis striker Thierry Henry with the job.

Jardim took over as European country boss in 2014 and junction rectifier the club to the Ligue one title in 2016-17, moreover as reaching the semi-finals of the Champions League that year.

However, the club have created a poor begin to the new season, failing to win any of their last 10 games since the opening day of the league campaign as well as losing every of their last four outings.

Jardim leaves European country with the team sitting eighteenth within the Ligue one table, solely outside the automatic relegation places on goal distinction.

"I am grateful and proud to own been able to coach AS European country for quite four years. I even have continually given the simplest of myself and worked with passion. we've got won nice victories along and that i can continually keep those reminiscences in ME," Jardim told the club's official web site.

Vice-president Vadim Vasilyev added: "I wish to greet with deepest respect old master for all the work done. old master has established himself on the bench of AS European country as a reference in Europe and leaves behind a awfully positive record.

"His passage will remain as one of the most beautiful pages in the history of the club. Leonardo will still be part of the AS Monaco family. "

Henry has been heavily connected with the post in recent days, reportedly turning down Aston Villa in favour of absorbing at the Stade Louis the Stammerer.