France and Arsenal football legend, Thierry Henry has officially been unveiled as the new coach of French club, Monaco.
The 41-year-old was unveiled as the new manager of the club at a press conferrence which took place this afternoon.
Speaking at his first press conference since being appointed by the struggling Ligue 1 club, Henry who won seven trophies at Barcelona under Pep Guardiola, said: ‘Pep for me is the reference. We learnt how to play the game when I went to Barcelona under him
‘The invention he had in the game; he’s well ahead of the game, I saw it closely.
‘You learn from people; they inspire you. But you also need to put your own little mix in it.
‘Talking about the managers that I had; I learnt with a lot of them, every single one of them. Whether they challenged me, whether sometimes they were doing the wrong stuff; that’s when you learn the most – when things are not going well.
The former Arsenal star who began his playing career in the principality and won Ligue 1 with the club back in 1997, added: For me, a coach is supposed to make people better.’
‘First, the player. Second, the player. Third, the player. That’s the most important thing, enjoy the game. Improving players for me is a success.’
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