CF Montréal assistant coach Patrice Bernier has introduced that he will probably be leaving Thierry Henry’s employees to take a broadcasting place with TVA Sports activities community.
The 41-year-old will retain his duties on the membership’s academy as post-training supervisor, notably with the Under-23 team. Bernier was initially employed as an academy coach following his retirement from enjoying in 2017 and had additionally labored as an assistant with the primary team since 2019.
“The past year has offered me with new views which have made me reflect on my journey and my household life and have led me to make a decision and let the membership find out about it,” Bernier said in an announcement.
Bernier was a stalwart for Montréal throughout his enjoying days, making 73 appearances for the A-league iteration of the membership from 2000-2002 earlier than making one other 152 for the MLS side from 2012-2017. He additionally racked up 56 senior caps for the Canadian national team.
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Bernier will act as an analyst for CF Montreal matches as well as different MLS matches on the TVA Sports activities community, and will even be a part of the published team for Euro 2020 matches, which runs from June 11 to July 11 2021.
“We respect the decision made by Patrice on this explicit context,” CF Montréal president Kevin Gilmore said in an announcement. “He’ll continue to take part within the growth of our young players by retaining his features in our academy and to symbolize us as an envoy.”
The information comes as rumors continue to swirl round Henry, who has been linked in a current days to the open head teaching place at Bournemouth.