• News

Silva: Henry is not responsible for Monaco’s problems

Getty Images
Advertisement

Paris Saint-Germain captain Thiago Silva says Thierry Henry is not to blame for AS Monaco’s dreadful season

Les Monégasques have collected just one win in 13 Ligue 1 games following Sunday’s 4-0 thrashing at the hands of PSG.

An Edinson Cavani hat-trick along with Neymar’s penalty condemned Henry to a fourth defeat in six games in charge of Monaco.

But Silva feels that the under-fire Monaco coach can turn things around once things get a little less difficult at the club.

Currently, Monaco have 12 players sidelined with injuries.

“Monaco’s situation is complicated,” said Silva, according to Goal.

“People talk a lot about the head coach. But I think the coach is the least guilty of all this.

“For two years [since] they won the championship, players have left and they cannot easily replace them. This makes things harder, this replenishment.

“Henry is going to have a lot of work to do to get the team back on the road to winning.

“If I’m not mistaken he has not won yet. But he has a history in football, a winning story.

“I’m sure he’ll do good things for this group and get out of this situation.

“But it will not be an easy situation, if I am not mistaken there are 12 injuries or more. It is a very difficult situation.”

Monaco will next take a trip to Caen on November 24 for another Ligue 1 fixture.

Loading