Arsenal legend Thierry Henry takes up new coaching role ahead of 2024 Paris Olympics

Fans see Henry as the future head coach of France men's senior national football team.


Arsenal legend Thierry Henry takes up new coaching role ahead of 2024 Paris Olympics

Thierry Henry. (Via ESPN)

Theirry Henry is no stranger to the average football fan. The French international has been a lively face in European football. Recently, he expressed his interest to become a coach himself, following the footsteps of his former coach Arsene Wenger. Previously, the Frenchman had a stint as an assistant to the head coach Roberto Martinez in the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

In the recent past, Thiery Henry has become a staple name in punditry alongside Micah Richard and Jamie Carragher. The trio made quite a few clips of their own with rich humor during CBS Sports Golazo Champions League shows. But the French superstar is back with his on-pitch presence. According to top Italian journalist, Fabrizio Romano, Henry has retaken his title as ‘coach’ and is about to take up a position as the Head Coach of the French Under-21 National Team.

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Under a 2-year deal, the former Barcelona and Arsenal legend will lead the squad keeping in mind two major tournaments. The 2024 Olympics and 2025 Under-21 Euros.

Fans have taken this decision in a positive light with many seeing him as the future Senior French National team coach. Thiery Henry is to name his first-ever squad for his side on the 31st of August for a friendly against Denmark.

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Thierry Henry on Jeremy Doku- Manchester City’s new signing

Jeremy Doku starring for Belgium
Jeremy Doku starring for Belgium (Via Goal.com)

Pep Guardiola adds to his summer signings with recent Ligue 1 acquisition Jeremy Doku. The Belgian joins from Rennes on a £55.5 million fee. He follows Mateo Kovacic and Joskvo Gvardiol as the 3 summer signings made by Manchester City. The 21-year-old Belgian winger scored 6 goals in Ligue 1 last season and also scored in the season opener.

Earlier, in April 2023, while talking in Prime Video Sport France, Thierry Henry hailed Doku as a player to keep an eye on this summer. Henry further added that he is fast, exceptional with both feet, and dribbles quickly as well. Hence, this makes Doku the youngster to watch out for in the upcoming season and how he thrives in his new team under Guardiola.

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