The Portuguese coach will take charge of the squad on June the 30th for the start of preseason training.
A press conference introducing the new head coach, Leonardo Jardim, will be held soon.
Leonardo Jardim, new manager of AS Monaco, statement : «I am very happy to work for Monaco as it is a big club. I fully believe in this project and I think that this group can go far. AS Monaco is a team with players full of quality. There are many young players with a lot of talent. I am going to do everything to help them progress. The first thing is to start learning to speak French. I have been taking lessons for a few days now, it is question of respect towards the supporters, and the people of Ligue 1.»
Vadim Vasilyev, AS Monaco vice president, statement : « He is a manager who has obtained excellent results with all of his previous clubs. He has a strong motivation and is part of a new generation of managers with new dynamics. He is ambitious, just like us. This is exactly the type of profile that we have established. We were instantly convinced that Leonardo Jardim was the man to take our project forward. We are delighted to be working with him.»