Report: Thierry Henry offered coaching job at Arsenal's academy

Tuesday February 17th, 2015

Former Arsenal and French national team striker Thierry Henry has been offered a coaching opportunity with Arsenal's academy, the Mirror UK reported on Tuesday. 

According to the report, Henry has "already taken some sessions at the club's Hale End centre for their youth and needs more hands-on experiences to get his UEFA qualifications."

Henry announced his retirement after a 20-year playing career in December, becoming a television analyst for Sky Sports.

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The 37-year-old played with Arsenal from 1999-2007 and then again on loan in 2012. Henry is fourth all-time with 175 English Premier League goals and is Arsenal’s all-time leading scorer with 228 goals in 377 games. 

Henry also played for Monaco, Juventus, Bareclona and the New York Red Bulls in his career. He was a member of the France national teams that won the 1998 World Cup and 2000 European Championship.

- Molly Geary

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