Studies: Bournemouth target CF Montreal’s Thierry Henry for managerial emptiness

UPDATE (Feb. nineteenth, 1:20 pm ET): The experiences linking Thierry Henry to Bournemouth are heating up.

Based on BBC’s Kris Temple as well as The Athletic, Bournemouth have formally reached out to CF Montréal to ask for permission to talk with Henry. 

Bournemouth at the moment sit sixth within the Championship. Gamers begin reporting for preseason on March 1 for Montréal. 


ORIGINAL (Feb. seventeenth, 5:30 pm ET): After one season as a manager in MLS with CF Montréal, Thierry Henry may very well be transferring on.

Based on widespread experiences that first emerged in England, Henry has been focused for the managerial emptiness at Championship side Bournemouth. MLS insider Kristian Jack, The Athletic’s Sam Stejskal and ESPN’s Taylor Twellman have all instructed that there’s sturdy interest there however no deal is but accomplished. 

Henry inherited a Montréal squad that missed the Audi MLS Cup Playoffs in 2019 then sold their best player earlier than the season, Ignacio Piatti, as well as one other Designated Player in the course of the season in Saphir Taider. He in the end guided the squad to the playoffs, dropping in heartbreaking vogue to the New England Revolution within the Play-In round. 

Bournemouth had spent 5 years within the Premier League earlier than being relegated last season. They had been among the many favorites for promotion, although have faltered of late. They nonetheless sit in sixth place, which might earn them a berth within the promotion playoffs the place 4 golf equipment battle for the final promotion place. 

Henry can be the most recent MLSer to head to the Championship, following late-winter strikes of Jordan Morris (Seattle Sounders to Swansea City), Paul Arriola (D.C. United to Swansea) and Daryl Dike (Orlando City SC to Barnsley). 

After probably the most embellished careers within the history {of professional} soccer, together with four-and-a-half seasons in MLS with the New York Red Bulls, Henry started his teaching career within the academy of English membership Arsenal in February 2015. In August of 2016, Henry grew to become assistant coach of the Belgian national team alongside Roberto Martinez and he helped the Red Devils advance to the semifinals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, ultimately finishing third after defeating England within the third-place match.

In October 2018 he acquired his first alternative as a head coach of a membership team, changing Leonardo Jardim at Ligue 1 membership Monaco, the place he began his skilled career as a player. After an unsuccessful three-month spell, he was let go after 20 matches. 

Henry replaced Remi Garde in Montreal forward of the 2020 MLS season. 

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