Arsenal’s former star striker Thierry Henry who had a very successful spell with gunners helping them bag many trophies during his playing years looks set to make his managerial dreams a reality. Thierry Henry looks set to join the list of other star players from various Premier League clubs who have headed the managerial way after retiring.
It seems there is an underlying theory that star players have the potential to become top football managers that club legends are ready to prove out. Thierry Henry is in fact just one stage short of the Pro license- the qualification needed to manage at the highest level, after revealing in February that he had passed in the UEFA A License- the highest practical coaching level.
Having had hit this Milestone, Thierry Henry is now in a position to manage a football league club though to manage a club in the premier league or the champion’s league Thierry henry will need to have the pro license qualification.
Thierry Henry looks set to assume his first managerial role following rumours by Goal that the former Arsenal Star striker will be offered the U-18’s managerial job starting next season. This means that Thierry Henry will be working alongside former Arsenal Player Kwame Ampadu, who has been working as an academy coach.
This will mark Thierry Henry’s first professional engagement with his former club Arsenal following the Frenchman’s UEFA-A License qualification.
Arsenal is also set to give back to the France International who enabled the gunners achieve so much during his playing years at the London club. Arsenal fans have in fact been pushing Thierry Henry to advance his managerial career as they see the Frenchman as a potential Arsene Wenger replacement in the future.