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No wins; 2 defeats as Henry blasts Monaco players: Lack of desire, refusing to play

AS Monaco coach Thierry Henry turned on his players after defeat to Reims.

The Arsenal legend has yet to win any of his first four games as the struggling side's manger, drawing and losing twice - fans were furious at the end of the game, attempting to get onto the pitch to give the players a piece of their mind.

And Monaco were left humiliated against last night after losing 1-0 at minnow Reims, with both teams finishing the match with ten men.

Henry raged: “They won basically all the duels. When we were at 11 vs 10, we really weren't in the match at all.

“Then we get a red card of our own and penalise ourselves completely on our own.

“This was more worrying than on previous occasions because we do not produce any football.

“This evening was not about tactics, it was about a lack of desire. If you don't win any duels, then its difficult to win a football match.

“I understand our fans' frustration.

"This is a delicate situation. When you enter the pitch and your players involuntarily refuse to play, it is difficult.

“We have to find our confidence again. I would not have come to Monaco if I did not think that there was quality in this team."

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