Leonardo Jardim Out!
Leonardo Jardim has left AS Monaco after thirty-five days in charge. The Portuguese was brought in to replace former Chelsea manager Claudio Ranieri. Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev sacked Jardim earlier today.
Leonardo Jardim was born on the 1st August 1974. The 51 year old was born in Venezuela to Portuguese parents. Jardim started as assistant manager at his local team in Madeira, A.D Camacha. In the same year he was promoted to head coach at the third division side. Jardim has spells at G.D. Chaves, S.C. Beira-Mar, S.C. Braga and Olmpiacos before returning to Sporting Lisbon. His Lisbon side finished second in his debut campaign.
AS Monaco was founded on 1 August 1924 and plays at the Stade Louis II which has a capacity of 18,523. AS Monaco are classed as a successful club in France, having won seven league titles and five Coupe De France trophies. The club was also known around Europe having been runners up in the UEFA Cup Winners’ cup in 1992 and the UEFA Champions League in 2004. The club has slumped recently as a relegation to Ligue 2 in the 2010-11 season but the club soon was back in the French top flight with some help by their billionaire owner.
AS Monaco is a big club and the top managers will be fighting off the vacancy. The money they have will definitely interest the best. We will update you as soon as we know!