Sky Sports pundit Thierry Henry to become Belgium assistant coach

Former Arsenal striker and Sky Sports activities pundit Thierry Henry will function an assistant to new Belgium educate Roberto Martinez, the Belgian federation has introduced.

Henry can be part of the backroom staff alongside Graeme Jones, who turned into Martinez’s assistant at Swansea, Wigan, and Everton.

VeHenry advised social media: “Honoured to be assistant teach for Belgium. Way to Roberto Martinez and the Royal Belgian FA. very excited. Can not wait.”

Martinez stated: “Thierry is a vital parent. He will deliver some thing extraordinary. He agreed on proper away to sign up for us.

“He’s a person who is aware of the way to develop a collective mentality, how to work collectively to win. He won the arena Cup in 1998 and has the enjoy to obtain splendid matters.”Thierry Henry will assist Belgium head coach Roberto Martinez

In view that placing up his boots, he has been running as a pundit for Sky Sports activities and as a U18 coach at Arsenal – but he left that function remaining month.

 

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The statement becomes made as Martinez named his first senior squad Considering the fact that taking the Belgium process, changing Marc Wilmots who turned into brushed off following the Euro 2016 area-very last defeat by Wales.

The appointment offers Henry the danger to impart his large knowledge to a number of the Foremost League’s most potent frontmen – Romelu Lukaku, Christian Benteke, Divock Origi, Michy Batshuayi and Kevin De Bruyne.

It changed into additionally announced that health teaches Richard Evans, who like Jones worked with Martinez at Swansea, Everton, and Wigan, might soak up a similar function with the countrywide team.