The suggestion came from Scotland assistant manager Peter Grant, a former midfielder with the Bhoys, after news broke over the weekend that Aston Villa could be interested in naming the Northern Irishman as the replacement for Steve Bruce at Villa Park. I know they're not Premier League but Villa are a club that have certainly got potential to get back into the Premier League.
According to reports, both men interviewed for the role, with the Villa hierarchy deciding that Henry's experience was enough to warrant his appointment as manager.
"It was an honour to walk alongside you at @chelseafc and see close up the sheer will and desire to be the best and also encourage the best from all around you".
In terms of Henry's current role as assistant coach of the Belgium national team, it is understood that the FA will not stand in the 41-year-old's way if he made a decision to take Villa up on their offer.
The Chelsea legend played for Aston Villa last season but did not sign for a club ahead of the new campaign. The pair won two Premier League titles together, as well as the League Cup.Читайте также: Trump's Columbus Day Statement Again Fails To Mention Suffering Of Native Americans
"When you look at what they have achieved as offensive and defensive players. if you are going to say you need to choose two legendary people, you are probably going to choose those two".
"My club career and heart will always belong to Chelsea, but I am grateful for my loan spell at Nottingham Forest in 1999, which was invaluable for my development as a player".
Terry spent last season at Aston Villa, his last game being the 1-0 Championship play-off defeat to Fulham in May.
"It was a privilege to represent such a renowned football club with great fans".
Terry made 717 appearances for Chelsea, scoring 67 goals, and was widely regarded as one of the best English centre-halves of his generation.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.