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Henry & Arsenal - “I’d Even Cut The Grass.”

Former CF Montreal coach describes his love for Arsenal.

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Thierry Henry pictured at training during his Arsenal days...
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Former CF Montreal head coach Thierry Henry has been talking to FourFourTwo magazine, back in the UK.

In an exclusive interview with the publication, he admitted his love for Arsenal was such that he’d even like to ‘cut the grass’ at The Emirates.

The job he really covets however is not upon the tractor. Henry makes no secret of the fact that he’d love to one day become manager of the North London club, but that he’s “far from” that.

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The Thierry Henry statue outside Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium
Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images

“Listen, if you ask an Arsenal fan if they’d like to coach Arsenal one day, they’ll say yes,” admits Henry.

“If you ask an Arsenal fan if they’d like to score a goal for Arsenal, they’ll say yes. When I speak about it, it’s a utopia. People get carried away whenever I say that it’s my club, but I have it in my blood – I’m an Arsenal fan.”

“So if you’re asking me if one day I’d like to coach Arsenal, then yes. If you ask if one day I’d like to be Arsenal’s kit man, then yes. If you ask if one day I’d like to cut the grass at the Emirates Stadium, then yes.”

I wonder, did he ever mow the lawn at Stade Saputo?




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