Thierry Henry has today been named head coach of Montreal Impact.
Arsenal’s record goalscorer takes charge of the Canadian outfit, having spent four years in MLS with New York Red Bulls.
It’s his second club coaching role coming after an unsuccessful spell at Monaco last season. Appointed in October 2018, he was fired in January 2019, having failed to lift them up the Ligue 1 table.
His record of 4 wins, 5 draws, and 11 defeats, from 20 games in charge saw him dismissed, replaced by Leonardo Jardim who Les Monégasques had sacked before appointing Henry.
Speaking via Impact’s official website, Thierry said, “It’s an honour to coach the Montreal Impact and return to MLS.
“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.”
The new MLS season kicks off next year, and his presence there will add some more Arsenal interest to proceedings now that Carlos Vela has run Zlatan out of LA.
Good luck to him.