Chris Sutton has acknowledged that Thierry Henry probably changing Mikel Arteta at Arsenal is an ‘fascinating one’, as he told 606 on BBC Radio 5 Live Sport.
The previous Blackburn striker did level out that issues didn’t go properly for the Arsenal legend in his earlier job within the MLS.
Henry, 44, is at the moment assistant to Roberto Martinez at Belgium – he returned to that submit after managing Montreal Influence, he was additionally the Monaco supervisor, earlier than that, for a short interval.
Both job didn’t work out for the Premier League legend, however on condition that he has hero standing in North London, his identify will all the time been talked about with the Arsenal job.
And with Arteta underneath stress, one Arsenal fan rang up 606 wanting Henry to interchange the Spaniard and that is what Sutton needed to say:
“Simply on Henry, he’s assistant at Belgium, he went again to Belgium, didn’t he?” mentioned Sutton. “He went out on his personal in Canada, Montreal the place issues didn’t go that properly.
“Ole was caretaker at first then he proved himself. I believe that’s an fascinating one.
“If you happen to have a look at Henry’s managerial profession up until now, in case you have a look at Arteta, who was assistant at Manchester Metropolis, has Arteta been given sufficient time?
“Simply because Henry was a membership legend does that essentially assure that he’ll go in and do an excellent job? Now, I’m not saying he gained’t go in and do an excellent job. However does it assure that?”
Maybe some would look in direction of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer – and Outdated Trafford legend – and the way he has helped Manchester United get again on their ft.
Solskjaer had troubles throughout his stint at Cardiff and was in his house nation of Norway managing Molde when Man United got here knocking.
That caretaker spell quickly turned to a everlasting position, and regardless of Henry’s earlier struggles in administration, maybe, he may go down the identical street as Solskjaer if he was handed the reigns on the Emirates.
Both means, it does appear as if the clock is ticking for Arteta and he’s simply one other unhealthy run away from being handed his P45.
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