Photo: Thierry Henry in Arsenal training kit as he begins his coaching dream

The Arsenal legend dreams of one day managing the Arsenal team.

Thierry Henry is undoubtedly an Arsenal legend. Some would say he is the greatest player to ever play in the shirt. The club's record goalscorer and a unique mercurial talent, he recently retired from professional football after ending his association with the MLS side New York Red Bulls.

In his early retirement he has already become a pundit for Sky Sports, but also harbours a desire to become a coach one day.

He has even suggested he would one day want to manage Arsenal. In January he told the Graham Norton Show on BBC One, as reported by The Mirror:

"The thing is I have so much respect for Arsene, and if it does happen eventually, one day, it is going to have to be after him.

"I don’t actually want to talk about it right now because he is doing such a great job, but hopefully after him, yes.”

Now it seems he is taking his first steps toward that dream.

Henry is now helping out with the coaching of the young players at Arsenal, yesterday helping the under-16s session. In fact, under-15 coach Trevor Bumstead even posted this picture of the pair in Arsenal training kit before taking their respective sessions.

The players will no doubt be ecstatic at the chance to be coached by the great man himself, who will undoubtedly have some pearls of wisdom to pass down.

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