Thierry Henry agrees to become Monaco manager

Thierry Henry has agreed a deal to replace Leonardo Jardim and become Monaco’s new manager. Jardim was sacked earlier this week with Monaco – who reached the Champions League semi-finals and won Ligue 1 in 2016/17 – languishing in 18th place with just one win from their opening nine matches. The move will be Henry’s first into management, and will see him leave his role as a member of Roberto…

Former NBA star Chris Bosh steps into world of esports with Gen.G

Bosh has joined esports franchise Gen.G Esports as a player management advisor. Bosh plans to bring his experience in sports to esports: leadership, communication, teamwork, championship ideals, dealing with pressure and off-the-court issues. “It’s a dream for me to be able to work with these guys,” Bosh said. “The way I look at it, competing at a high level, whether that’s business, art or film, athletics, anything you do, there’s…

Premier League to launch inaugural ePremier League

Gamers will be able to follow in the footsteps of their favourite footballers as the Premier League launches its first esports competition. The ePremier League starts in January and UK-based players will compete against one another on Fifa 2019. After the initial online qualification round, clubs will host live play-off rounds, with two competitors from each of the 20 clubs reaching the final. The final in London from 28-29 March…

Villa terminate contract of manager Bruce

Aston Villa have terminated the contract of manager Steve Bruce following a dismal start to the season, the Championship club said. Villa have three wins in 11 games and are 12th in the table. They were held to a 3-3 draw at home by Preston on Tuesday night. “The process of recruiting a new manager has begun. In the meantime, Kevin MacDonald, Aston Villa under-23 manager, will be in charge…