Thierry Henry has admitted that he would love to lead Arsenal in the future as he continues to have a special relationship with the club’s fans.
Henry has held two leading positions in his coaching career so far: an unhappy time in Monaco and a more successful tenure with the Montreal Impact in Major League Soccer.
However, his tenure at MLS ended in February when he announced that he would not be returning to coach the team for a second season due to the personal stress of coronavirus on his family life.
The border between the United States and Canada is closed due to the pandemic and Henry would have to live in the United States, which means he would be forced to go months without seeing his children.
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Where the legendary arsenal Striker from here remains to be seen but has recently been linked to the vacant role of Bournemouth manager before being turned over to Jonathan Woodgate by the end of the season.
Henry says that returning to north London will always be something he dreams of.
“Look, if you ask an Arsenal fan if they’d like to coach Arsenal one day, they’ll say yes,” said Henry FourFourTwo. “When you ask an Arsenal fan if they want to score a goal for Arsenal, they say ‘yes’.
“When I talk about it, it’s utopia. People get carried away when I say it’s my club, but it’s in my blood – I’m an Arsenal fan.
“Well, if you ask me if I want to train Arsenal one day, then yes. If you ask if I want to be Arsenal’s kit man one day, then yes. If you ask if I would one day.” love to cut the grass at the Emirates Stadium, then yes.
“But it’s a utopia and I’m far from it. If you ask me, I’m dreaming, yes, I’m dreaming. But if you’re not dreaming, you’re awake and there is a reality. Would I like to train Arsenal? Yes. Would I like to go to Barcelona? Yes. Would I like to play for Arsenal again? I would like to play for them again, but the reality is I can’t! “
Commenting on his association with the club, Henry added: “Arsenal is and always will be a part of me – half of my heart belongs to Arsenal and the other half to my family. I can’t get the understanding I have with Arsenal fans describe.” I will always miss that.
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“If I could see it again one night, it would be if I was on loan again and scored the winning goal against Leeds.”
“It was the third round of the FA Cup, Leeds was in the championship at the time and it wasn’t the best goal ever, but I reconnected with the fans for one night … another night. That was from priceless. “
The full 10-page interview with Thierry Henry is in This month’s FourFourTwo will go on sale on Wednesday March 10th. Also in this issue, Javier Mascherano answers questions from readers, former Newcastle striker Michael Chopra talks about playing away £ 2m and a look at how Rangers have returned to success after 10 years.