Arsenal legend set to return to management

Thierry Henry made a significant impact in the Premier League as a formidable attacker for Arsenal, delivering exceptional performances that left a lasting mark. His prowess extended to his time with Barcelona and the New York Red Bulls, not to mention his integral role in the success of the French national team during his illustrious playing career.

Venturing into the realm of management, Henry has aimed to translate his football acumen. However, he has encountered challenges on this new path, notably during his managerial stints at AS Monaco and CF Montreal. Unlike his playing days, his managerial career has yet to replicate the same level of success.

This pattern places him among the ranks of footballers who excel on the field but face difficulties in the managerial arena.

Since his departure from CF Montreal in 2021, Henry has been unaffiliated with a club. Yet, a fresh opportunity may be on the horizon for him.

According to a report from The Sun, there is speculation that he is being considered for the position of coach for the France U21 national team. This prospective role could potentially be extended to him within the next few weeks.

The French football federation perceives Henry as an ideal candidate to assume this coaching responsibility and is hopeful that he will accept the offer. This opportunity might provide Henry with a platform to rekindle his journey in football management.

Just Arsenal Opinion

Henry did superbly well as a player for us. Surprisingly, his managerial career has not kicked off.

However, there is still time for him to find success on the bench and he needs to keep trying.

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  1. Now aged 44. three years than MA and done nothing of note in ANY managerial position. Not cut out for top level as a boss I suggest.

  2. Having a successful playing and managing career takes a particular type of character.
    I think that having that insight and that extra knowledge from a playing career can give you a leg up and give you that advantage. But again no guarantee that translates into success.

    Just to name a few, Wayne Rooney, Xavi, Steven Gerrard, and Frank Lampard have made their mark at their respective clubs , Derby Couny, Barcelona, Aston Villa and Everton, The four are, quite legend of the modern game, but has their impressive track record on the pitch contributed to success as a manager, nah

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