The World Cup 2018 winners nurtured at Monaco by Jardim

Did you know four players in France’s World Cup 2018 winning squad made their names at Monaco having upset the mighty PSG to take the Ligue 1 title in the season before? Well, it’s true. Les Bleus are indebted to the Principality club and its erstwhile manager Leonardo Jardim, who was sacked following a poor start to this season. A victim of his own success, the French Riviera side adopted a develop-and-sell approach to running the club under Russian oligarch Dmitry Rybolovlev that has worked almost too well. While Jardim no longer picks the team at…

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