The former France international has admitted that he would love to one day be in a position to be the Gunners’ manager.
Confidence in Arsene Wenger’s ability to steer Arsenal forward will be wavering in some segments of the club’s support this week, with the Gunners disappointingly beaten 3-1 by Monaco in the Champions League on Wednesday night.
Despite transitioning the North London outfit since he was appointed in the mid-90’s, Wenger does not have the full support of the Emirates Stadium faithful, with a contingent consistent in calling for the Frenchman to step away from the club.
With the longevity of Wenger’s stay at Arsenal still unclear, the powers that be at the club will be eyeing up potential replacements when the ageing French manager does decide to call time on his tenure with the team.
Surely a popular choice would be Thierry Henry, who was an iconic figure at Arsenal as a player but has yet to make the step into the managerial world.
The charismatic former striker was a guest on the Jonathan Ross show recently and has admitted that he dreams of returning to the North London club as the side’s manager.
"I don't know what Arsene wants to do and how long he wants to stay," Henry said, reported in The Mirror.
"But I just want to be equipped...to be in the position, maybe one day to be a manager.
"Being the manager of Arsenal FC would be a dream. I need to learn first. That is the most important thing.”
The 37-year-old spent eight years at Arsenal as a player, scoring 174 Premier League goals in 254 appearances and also returned on loan in January 2012.