At last, Thierry Henry is selected as a new assistant coach of Arsenal Under 18s from next season. Retired French national team football player Thierry Henry is considered the highest goal scorer in France. His active years in national side was 1997 to 2010. He also played for many renowned club like Barcelona, Arsenal and so on. But he played for team Arsenal longest times which was around eight (8) years from 1999 to 2007. He is the Arsenal’s all time top goalscorer with 174 goals by playing 254 apps.
# Short Biography of Thierry Henry:
- Full Name: Thierry Daniel Henry
- Birth Date: 17th August, 1977
- Birthplace: Les Ulis, Essonne, France
- Age: 38 Years
- Height: 6 feet 2 inch
- Playing Position: Striker
- National Team: France
- Playing Club: Monaco (1994 – 1999), Juventus (1999), Arsenal (1999 – 2007), Barcelona (2007 – 2010), New York Red Bulls (2010 – 2014), Arsenal (2012 on loan)
- Performance in Arsenal: 174 Goals (254 Apps)
- Performance in National Team: 51 Goals (123 Apps)
- Current Position: Retired
This French legend has come back again with a new look and the news is, he will go to be the assistant manager of Arsenal Under 18s from this season. This all time highest scorer of the Gunners has worked with the academy but will be given finally an official role to play.
The Gunners star has gained the UEFA A coaching licence under the guidelines of Welsh FA in last March, 2016.
The Gunners are very happy to get back this icon player at the club with official capacity of 2016/17 season. This legendary footballer will work under Kwame Ampadu from next season as stated by Goal.
Thierry Henry will be welcomed by the fans of the Gunners, who is regarded as a real club legend. He has also a bronze statue just outside the home ground of Arsenal named Emirates Stadium in 10th December, 2011 as a part the celebration of 125th anniversary, which is the symbol of his remarkable performance during eight years of the club Gunners.
This former striker of France has received many individual awards in his long international career. He was runner up in 2003 and achieved 3rd place in 2006 Ballon d’Or, got Silver Award in 2003 and 2004 FIFA World Player of the Year, received Premier League Golden Boot in 2001 – 2002, 2003 – 2004, 2004 – 2005 and 2005 – 2006, Golden Boot Landmark Award in 2004 – 05, BBC Goal of the Season in 2002 – 03, Premier League Player of the Month in April 2000, September 2002, January 2004, April 2004, He also won European Golden Boot in 2003 – 04 , 2004 – 05 , French Player of the Year in 2000, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 and so many awards. Excluding Arsenal FC, this French star also played for many clubs like Monaco, Juventus, Spanish Barcelona and New York Red Bulls and in every steps in his career he proved himself as a worthy player. He passed his best time in France national team in 2003 where he scored 11 goals by playing 14 apps.
It was actually confirmed that he will be a great coach. So, here is a chance coming for him to himself again in coaching site. Though Thierry Henry has the ability to become a manager right now but Premier League has expected him to be no #2 in Kwame Ampadu from next season. The fans of this former football star is waiting to see his success in club Arsenal Under 18s.