Arsenal legend Thierry Henry given his stance on becoming the head coach of his former club.
Henry was part of Arsenal‘s invincibles team during the 2003/2004 premier league campaign and the Frenchman have reiterated that he is not yet ready to manage his former club.
Due to the uncertainty of Mikel Arteta future, the Frenchman have been tipped to take over the hot-seat at the Emirates Stadium but he has always ruled out the possiblity.
When Quizzed in a lengthy interview on if he would like to coach Arsenal one day.
Henry said: “Listen, if you ask an Arsenal fan if they’d like to coach Arsenal one day, they’ll say yes.
If you ask an Arsenal fan if they’d like to score a goal for Arsenal, they’ll say yes.”
“When I speak about it, it’s a utopia. People get carried away whenever I say that it’s my club, but I have it in my blood – I’m an Arsenal fan.”
“So if you’re asking me if one day I’d like to coach Arsenal, then yes. If you ask if one day I’d like to be Arsenal’s kit man, then yes.
If you ask if one day I’d like to cut the grass at the Emirates Stadium, then yes.”
“But it’s a utopia, and I am far from that. If you ask me am I dreaming, yes I’m dreaming. But when you’re not dreaming, you’re awake and there is a reality.”
“Would I love to coach Arsenal? Yes. Would I love to go to Barcelona? Yes.
Would I like to play for Arsenal again? I’d love to play for them again, but the reality is I can’t!”
“Right now I’m learning my curve.”
“It’s not easy to be a coach. It’s a long way. Even though I don’t live far from the stadium – but it’s a long way!” He added.
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