Robert Pires says Thierry Henry is ready for a successful coaching career and has urged Premier League clubs to take a chance on his former Arsenal teammate.
Henry said this week he is leaving his job as a Sky Sports pundit to focus on a career in management -- having spent the last two years as an assistant coach for Belgium's national team -- and Pires hopes he stays in England for his next job.
"He loves the Premier League, for the spirit, the competition, the big big clubs," Pires said...
Thierry Henry is quitting his job as a pundit for Sky Sports in order to focus on a career in management.
The Arsenal great has been one of Sky's most high-profile pundits for several years but has also worked as an assistant coach for Belgium since 2016 and helped the team reach the semifinals of the World Cup.
1/3 Over the last 4 years I have had some extremely rewarding coaching experiences in football. These experiences have only made me more determined to fulfil my long term ambition to become a football manager. pic.twitter.com/NOQZzuif4m— Thierry Henry (@ThierryHenry) July 16, 2018
2/3 It is with sadness, therefore, that I have decided that I must leave @SkySports to enable me to spend more time on the pitch and concentrate on my journey to achieving that goal. pic.twitter.com/EdC4s8AMaW— Thierry Henry (@ThierryHenry) July 16, 2018
3/3 I would like to thank everyone at Sky for making me feel so welcome and at ease throughout my time with them and I wish them all the best for the future. Great memories. pic.twitter.com/k5Ysgr0Onn— Thierry Henry (@ThierryHenry) July 16, 2018
He said on Twitter that his experiences in coaching "have only made me more determined to fulfil my long term ambition to become a football manager."
"It is with sadness, therefore, that...
Belgium's Thibaut Courtois turned off his TV before the end of the World Cup final because he did not want to see France celebrating -- and missed himself being named the tournament's top goalkeeper.
Courtois kept three clean sheets as Belgium finished third, losing to France in the semifinals before defeating England in the consolation game.
But after he and captain Eden Hazard criticised France's pragmatic style in the semifinals, saying their tactics had made the match "frustrating," Courtois...