Thierry Henry has taken another step on the road to becoming the Arsenal manager, with the Gunners legend becoming a coach at the Hale End academy, according to the Express.
The Frenchman recently retired from professional football, and despite his lack of experience, he was immediately tipped to become the next Arsenal boss.
For the moment he is trying his hand at punditry however, having signed a massive deal with Sky Sports following his departure from the MLS.
The King won’t be a pundit forever though, and has expressed his desire to eventually become a manager. While it can often be detrimental to a player’s legend status to take on a role at his former club, I don’t think there are many Arsenal fans who would begrudge the man a chance to lead us at some point in the future.
Currently getting experience working with the youth academy at Hale End, Henry will be working with young stars up to the age of 16. He is no doubt far from ready to make the step up to the first team, but he has plenty to offer up and coming talent.
He has recently been working on his coaching badges too, another stepping stone on his journey to management. The 37-year-old may still have some way to go, but I for one am keen to see what kind of coach, and perhaps one day manager, he becomes.
What do you think Gooners? Would you be happy to see Thierry Henry in charge at the Emirates?