Former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry has reportedly agreed to a deal to become the next AS Monaco manager.
According to Sky Sports sources, the Arsenal legend will soon be announced as a replacement for the sacked Leonardo Jardim.
Portuguese tactician Jardim was dismissed from his job after his side’s poor start to the new campaign
Under his watch, the former French Ligue 1 champions have recorded just one win from the opening nine league games.
Before his exit, widespread media reports had already linked the 1998 World Cup winner with a return to his old hunting ground.
The 41-year-old played for the Monaco first team between 1994 and 1999 after spending two years with the club’s youth team.
The 41-year-old won the FIFA World Cup title with France on home soil while he was an AS Monaco player.
Henry was mentioned as a potential replacement alongside Claudio Ranieri, who managed the principality club between 2012 and 2014.
France’s record goalscorer was previously linked with both the Bordeaux and Aston Villa jobs.
The current Belgium assistant manager came close to taking the managerial position at French Ligue 1 side Bordeaux but that didn’t see the light of the day following the disagreement over transfers.
Former Brentford boss Dean Smith was earlier this week named the Aston Villa manager.