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Remember him? Three young guns fading fast
09:00 Friday 22nd February 2019

Every year, prodigiously talented youngsters tease us with their promise. A good number never quite fulfil their potential, leaving us to wonder whatever happened to so-and-so if we even wonder at all.  Nothing thrills more than seeing…

Tiemoue Bakayoko enjoying AC Milan as Chelsea's midfield struggles
09:00 Wednesday 13th February 2019

Tiemoue Bakayoko came a long way in the last few seasons. A fan favourite in Monaco, he was a key part of the Ligue 1-conquering midfield that stunned Unai Emery's four-time defending Paris Saint-Germain champions. When the dust…

AS Monaco right to sack Thierry Henry?
12:00 Tuesday 29th January 2019

To put it bluntly, Thierry Henry’s time as AS Monaco manager was a disaster. The Arsenal legend picked the wrong team for his first managerial role. Leaving the comfort of being Belgium assistant boss to salvage a side that has put its…

Is Thierry Henry ready for Paris Saint-Germain?
16:00 Sunday 11th November 2018

A quick rewind to the 2016/17 season. There wasn't much to separate Paris Saint-Germain and AS Monaco. PSG had the bucks. Monaco had Kylian Mbappe. The teenager's energy, pace and finishing quality were enough to deliver a stunning…

What to expect from Thierry Henry as a manager?
12:00 Wednesday 24th October 2018

Thierry Henry officially began as a first-team manager when taking charge of Monaco away at Strasbourg on Saturday. It's the Frenchman's responsibility to guide his new side away from the relegation zone. Les Monegasques currently sit…

Premier League
Equal Time: Leonardo Jardim is not right for Manchester United
09:00 Monday 15th October 2018

After four years at AS Monaco’s helm, Leonardo Jardim was formally relieved of his managerial duties last week. For all the hipsters, gamers and revolutionaries in football and social media circles, his availability represented the perfect…

Ligue 1 Preview: Can anyone hang with Paris Saint-Germain?
08:00 Friday 10th August 2018

As expected, Paris Saint-Germain dominated Ligue 1 last season, winning the title with five games to spare. Opponents have it all to do to catch the champions.  Lyon, Monaco and Marseille are expected to put up a stronger challenge…

Why Arsene Wenger can thrive on the international stage
08:00 Monday 6th August 2018

Arsene Wenger's managerial career shows how much football has evolved and how cruel it remains. A player can't always be 100%. The same principle applies to managers. A manager is always expected to be on top of the situation, however.…

Is Aleksandr Golovin's move to Monaco a mistake?
17:00 Monday 30th July 2018

The 2018 World Cup has come and gone. But some memories it left us with will last a lifetime. Toni Kroos stole all three points for Germany against Sweden at the death; but that only delayed the inevitable as Die Mannschaft shockingly…

Premier League
Adama Diakhaby adds depth to Huddersfield Town
17:00 Wednesday 25th July 2018

Huddersfield Town manager David Wagner has been busy with signings at the club. The German-born-American boss has brought in nine players so far. The latest addition being AS Monaco's Adama Diakhaby. So who is he and what can he add to…

Southampton's Guido Carrillo: Captured from Monaco to a La Liga loanee
17:00 Wednesday 11th July 2018

Long-term contracts are meant to lock a player into an affordable wage for an extended period, to provide stability for the club. Before Jean-Marc Bosman, clubs had the exclusive option to break the agreement if they felt the player…

Premier League
Bernardo and David: Manchester City's two pieces of Silva
08:00 Friday 6th July 2018

Manchester City signed Bernardo Silva for £43 million last summer. The Portuguese midfielder had his breakout season at Monaco in 2016/17, helping the French side win Ligue 1 for the first time in 17 years as well as reach the Champions…

Transfer Analysis: Atletico Madrid's latest signing, Thomas Lemar
17:00 Thursday 28th June 2018

Atletico Madrid has reached an agreement with Monaco to sign Thomas Lemar. The move is still subject to a medical. Having reportedly been targeted by many European clubs, notably Arsenal and Liverpool, the France international has agreed…

Pietro Pellegri: Is Monaco's latest recruit the next Kylian Mbappe?
08:00 Tuesday 30th January 2018

Pietro Pellegri has been one of the most talked-about players during the January transfer window. He's among the hottest prospects in European football. After making his debut for Genoa, he slowly made a name for himself in the first team.…

The 12 Days of Football: Twelve Dreamers Dreaming
08:00 Wednesday 3rd January 2018

On the 12th day of football, UEFA gave to me twelve dreamers dreaming, Eleven punters punting/Ten lads-a-leaping/Nine ladies playing, Eight managers managing/Seven sides-a-sinking/Six games amazing, Five Golden Goals!  Four calls…