France Ligue 1

French great Henry set for coaching debut with Monaco

PARIS (AP) Thierry Henry's managerial career could hardly be starting under more challenging circumstances, with struggling Monaco leaking goals, hit by injuries and low on confidence.

The French great, who started his glittering playing career at Monaco, takes over a side sitting 18th in the top flight.

Monaco has won just once in 11 games - including two defeats in the Champions League - and the poor run cost Leonardo Jardim his job .