- Nwankwo Kanu believes Thierry Henry is a warrior and will bounce back to football management
- Henry's first spell at Monaco as a manager was disastrous as the former Arsenal striker was sacked after three months
- Kanu has now backed his former teammate claiming that the Frenchman will rise again
Nigerian football legend Nwankwo Kanu has stated emphatically that his former teammate at Arsenal Thierry Henry will bounce back and get another top managerial job.
Henry decided to leave his position as an assistant coach at the Belgium national team to become Monaco coach, but he only lasted three months.
The former Arsenal captain struggled and was only able to win five games out of 20 in all competitions before he was sacked.
After being fired, Thierry Henry admitted his first experience in management was a painful one, but he is optimistic of becoming a successful coach in future.
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Kanu who played with Henry at Arsenal for five years has now explained that the Frenchman has what it takes to become a great manager.
“He’s a warrior. Somebody who doesn’t give up.
“I think he did it at Monaco, but it didn’t work. But it’s always good to go and get the experience and see how it works,'' Kanu told Goal.
Speaking on the possibility of Henry becoming Arsenal manager in future, Kanu explained: “It’s the club where he is a legend, the club that loves him. So why not? That’s where he is supposed to be,''.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Monaco sack Thierry Henry as manager after recording strings of poor results since arriving three months ago.
The Arsenal legend has been told his services are no longer needed with former manager Leonardo Jardim lined up for a shock return.
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