Currently, media rights for Major League Baseball are worth $1.5bn per season – double the figure for soccer, but that will narrow significantly next year as new deals are struck. Henry’s arrival at Monaco was greeted with mixed reactions by some media outlets, due to his relative inexperience as a top-level coach and the task of overturning Monaco’s misfortunes. He signed a three-year deal, and was unveiled as Monaco manager on 18 October.