Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has revealed that he harbours ambitions to return to the club in a coaching capacity.
At 37, the legendary Frenchman – currently with New York Red Bulls – is very much in the twilight of his illustrious career and is out of contract with the MLS club next month.
Although Henry says that he has not decided if he will call time on his playing career or not, he was unequivocal in his assertion that he would stay in football and earmarks a return to North London.
“Nothing is clear,” he told L’Equipe. “I have not taken any decision or speculated, it’s not my thing.
“One thing is certain: I will stay in football, to coach, to be a consultant… we’ll see. The second certainty is that I would like to see Arsenal win the Champions League.
“Whether from near or far, it does not depend on me, but I’d sure like to help. Because this is my club and, as a player, I have not been able to give them the Champions League.”
Henry scored a club-record 226 goals in a magical seven-year spell with Arsenal – and then two more when he returned on a brief loan spell in early 2012!
Here he is marking his second debut for the Gunners in the only way that he knows how: