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"Welcome to Montreal @ThierryHenry!" The Impact tweeted.
"Henry signed a two-year agreement, with an option for 2022", the club wrote on its website. The exdelantero (42 years), world champion in 1998 with France, knows the MLS well to have been a New York Red Bulls player (2010-2014), where he scored 51 goals and distributed 42 assists in 122 games.
Henry, who debuted as a coach at Monaco but was dismissed in January, he thus becomes the seventh impact coach, succeeding in that position the Colombian Wilmer Cabrera, who assumed the position on an interim basis for two months, after the march in August of the French Remi Garde, who had arrived at the Montreal club in November 2017.
"It's an honor to become the Montreal Impact coach and return to MLS"said Henry." It is a league that I know well and where I had a great time, "added the Frenchman after the bad results in Monaco, where the club came to qualify penultimate.
Henry could have been a very well-paid television analyst in Britain, but his desire to train remained strong.
"Call me crazy if you want, but I love football and I think I can be a successful coach"Henry told the Daily Telegraph newspaper in August.