Thierry Henry quits TV job to chase ambition of being a manager

Former Arsenal forward Thierry Henry has announced he is leaving Sky Sports to focus on his “long-term ambition to become a football manager”.

The 40-year-old was Belgium’s assistant coach during this summer’s World Cup, having taken the role in 2016.

He has been a Sky pundit since retiring as a player in December 2014.

Henry is Arsenal’s all-time leading scorer with 228 goals in all competitions, achieved over two spells – 1999-2007 and while on loan in 2012. He won two Premier League titles and two FA Cups.

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