"We are one of France’s big clubs when it comes to nurturing talent. The youth Academy is integral to our identity and that’s how we want it to stay". These were the words of Vadim Vasilyev, Vice-President of AS Monaco, in an interview with us last December.
And the statistics confirm it: the club’s Academy is in great shape. For the 2014-2015 season, the club is rated the third best youth academy in France, in rankings established by the committee responsible for overseeing collective labour agreements in French football.Olympique Lyonnais lead the way on 5661 points, ahead of Stade Rennais with 4059 points and AS Monaco with 3183 points.
The AS Monaco Academy, a story of continuous improvement
The new rankings take into account the number of professional contracts, matches played, selections, coaches and academic school results. For example, the pass rate of AS Monaco’s youth players in the French high-school baccalaureate was 100% this year.
AS Monaco occupies a podium place, but most importantly continues to improve year on year. Last season, the club was rated fifth best French youth academy. The future’s bright...
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