Thierry Henry, "I have an attachment with MLS".
Appointed coach of the Canadian franchise, theMontreal Impact, last Thursday, Thierry Henry was officially presented to the press on Monday. At his first press conference, the former coach of theAS Monaco (October 2018 to January 2019) explained his choice.
To the question: "he thinks it's you who contacted Montreal," the 42-year-old French technician replied, "there are things that have been done in the rules of the art."
"Everyone knew that I did not have a job. So there was a meeting with Kevin Gilmore (president) and Olivier Renaud (sports director) then an agreement, a mutual desire to work together. I came in 2011 to play a friendly match with my last team (New York Red Bulls) and I fell in love with the city.
I also have an attachment with the MLS so it was very fast. For me, it's an amazing city and it's a big market. Not many people are aware of this, but me, yes, "justified Thierry Henry, in The Team. Despite his big failure in Monaco (11 defeats, 5 draws and 4 wins), the new coach of the Impact has no apprehension.
"I had a good experience with Belgium, a little less beautiful with Monaco, but I learned a lot in a difficult situation. I'm not scared, I see only the positive because I played here (in MLS) and I saw the passion of people, "he reassured.