Arsenal legend Thierry Henry returns to management with Montreal Impact

first_imgHenry has previously worked with the likes of Eden Hazard and Kevin De Bruyne (Picture: Getty)‘We are extremely happy with the arrival of Thierry Henry,’ said Montreal Impact sporting director Oliver Renard.‘Young and dynamic, he’s very familiar with MLS and meets the qualities we were looking for in our search. This nomination, two months before the start of camp in January, will give us a chance to build our squad with the man that will lead it.’MORE: Thierry Henry explains why Nicolas Pepe is struggling at ArsenalMORE: Emmanuel Petit tips Thierry Henry or Patrick Vieira to replace Unai Emery at ArsenalMore: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City Henry took over a struggling Monaco side and made little improvement (Picture: Getty)‘It’s an honour to coach the Montreal Impact and return to MLS,’ said Henry, who played for the New York Red Bulls at the end of his playing career.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT‘It’s a league I know well, in which I had some very nice moments.‘To be in Quebec, in Montreal, which has an enormous multicultural heritage, it’s extraordinary. I’ve always kept an eye on the club and now I’m here.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing ArsenalHenry will be officially presented to the media on Monday and will take over when pre-season training begins in mid-January, with the MLS having just finished.The 42-year-old has also worked as a coach under Roberto Martinez with the Belgium national team, achieving a third-place finish at the World Cup. Comment Arsenal legend Thierry Henry returns to management with Montreal Impact Advertisementcenter_img Metro Sport ReporterThursday 14 Nov 2019 1:27 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link339Shares The former striker has been out of work since getting sacked by Monaco (Picture: Getty)Major League Soccer side Montreal Impact have announced the appointment of former Arsenal star Thierry Henry as the team’s new manager.The Frenchman has been out of work since he was sacked by Monaco back in January, having mustered just four wins – and 11 defeats – in 20 games in charge of the Ligue 1 outfit.He has been linked with other jobs in Europe since, but has opted to sign a two-year deal with the option for a third to move to Canada. Advertisementlast_img read more