With three consecutive Belgian league titles to his name, a wealth of
experience in European competitions (40 matches coached) and a career
marked by constant progress, Philippe Clement has committed himself to
AS Monaco until 30th of June 2024.
At the end of a rich football career which saw him play more than 500
professional matches, including 38 caps for the Red Devils and notably the
98 World Cup in France, Philippe Clement started coaching in 2011.
He coached the U21 team (2011-12) and then became assistant coach at
Club Brugge KV for 5 seasons (2012-17). In the summer of 2017, he was
appointed head coach of Waasland-Beveren, where he promptly made his
mark in the Jupiler Pro League.
He was quickly spotted and recruited by KRC Genk, a club with which he
managed to win the Belgian league title in 2019, only 18 months after his
After winning his first trophy as a young coach, the multilingual technician
(Flemish, English, French) with a dominant and offensive style of play
returned to Club Brugge KV the following summer, where he shaped and
brought out many young talents in the eyes of Europe, especially in the
Champions League. In the capital of West Flanders, he won the 2020 and
2021 editions of the Jupiler Pro League, was twice elected best coach of the
championship and won a Belgian Supercup.
Oleg Petrov, Vice President and CEO :
„We are pleased about the arrival of Philippe Clement at AS Monaco. His
proven ability to bring out the best in young and talented groups while
achieving ever higher goals throughout his career makes him the right
person to logically continue, with ambition intact, the chapter we opened
at the beginning of last season aimed at bringing AS Monaco back into the
elite of French football and onto the European stage in a sustainable
Paul Mitchell, Sporting Director :
„We are delighted that Philippe Clement is joining AS Monaco to continue
his successful career. His profile as a forward-thinking coach who plays his
teams with great intensity and daring, including on a continental scale,
and his ability to combine titles with the development of young players has
made him one of the most prominent coaches in Europe in recent years.
We are convinced that the solid foundations we have been building over
the past 18 months, combined with Philippe’s winning experience, modern
leadership and ambitious mindset, will take our sporting project to the