After saying no to Les Bleues, Thierry Henry would target the American selection
Not interested in the bench of the French women’s team, Thierry Henry would target the position of United States coach.
The American temptation. Whether Thierry Henry will not be the next coach of the French women’s team, it’s probably because the former top scorer of the Blues is aiming for another position. “I think he’s getting into other projects» slipped by the way Jean Michel Aulas in our columns, this Thursday.
Passed by the United States as a player (NY Red Bulls, 2010-2014) and coach (CF Montreal, 2020), he would indeed like to sit on the bench of the American selection, with the Cup in sight. of the world 2026 at home. According to the information from ESPN Thierry Henry would apply to take over from Gregg Berhalter, dismissed after the World Cup.
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He knows the United States
In February, the former French striker had already mentioned this possibility, claiming to have the necessary knowledge while remaining vague. “Do I know the players (from the American selection) ? Yes, I know the players. Do I know the league (MLS) ? Yes, I know the league. What is the plan ? What is philosophy? What team do you want to become? It’s not because you’re gonna host the competition that you will go far automatically.» he said at the time on the set of CBS. For the time being, he still remains without a number 1 position since his departure from Montreal in 2020.