Thierry Henry has been discussing the possibility of replacing Arsene Wenger as Arsenal manager and says he does not know if he is the right man for the job.
The Gunners legend is current assistant manager of the Belgium national side working alongside Roberto Martinez and admits he would love to become a coach.
However, the Frenchman says he is not sure this is the right time to return to north London with the future of Arsene Wenger still very much up in the air.
Wenger’s contract expires this summer and while he is expected to stay on he is yet to confirm his intentions despite insisting recently he had made up his mind.
“It doesn’t depend on me, there are things to be respected, it’s my club of heart but I do not have any right-wings,” Henry told Canal Plus.
“My name is quoted to succeed Wenger, I hear that. But it’s hard for me to talk about it I have a lot of respect for everything the coach has done.
- [Team News] Arsenal v Chelsea – Ramsey Could Return For Gunners
- Wenger Provides Aubameyang Transfer Update
- Wenger Hints That Sanchez Had Agreed New Arsenal Contract
“Am I ready? I don’t know and nobody knows, but I also need to learn my job.”
“I will not be a consultant all my life, but coaching is not my aim,” added Henry.
“I have not fixed any goal in the head, I will love it [being a coach] and I will do everything for it. But, right now, I’m in learning mode.”
The prospect of Henry returning to the club is bound to excite fans, although his lack of mangerial experience means he is unlikely to replace Wenger as boss just yet.