The former France striker Thierry Henry has been appointed the head coach of American Major League Soccer side Montreal Impact on a two-year deal.
The former Arsenal captain who confirmed the appointment via his twitter handle returns to a coaching role for the first time since January when he was sacked by French club Monaco.
I’m delighted to announce that I have become the new head coach of the Montreal Impact. I’m excited for this challenge in such a multicultural and diverse city. I can’t wait to be back on the side lines. #greattobeback #IMFC #MLS pic.twitter.com/MymS1OAC9S
— Thierry Henry (@ThierryHenry) November 14, 2019
The former Monaco, Barcelona and New York Red Bulls player has the option to extend his contract by a further year.
Henry will be presented to the media on the 18th of November.