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Thierry may replace Quique at Barcelona

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Thierry Henry may be tipped as the topmost contender to replace Quique Setien at Barcelona, according to the latest reports.

Though Henry, a Frenchman currently managing Montreal Impact in MLS, having endured a dreadful stint at AS Monaco in the 2018-19 season, may be considered as the best option by the Barcelona club management.

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According to France Football: “Given his history with the club as a player, he is a serious contender for the Camp Nou post.

Rolling his previous gallantry outings while at Barcelona, the player netted 49 goals in 121 appearances following his switch from Arsenal – playing a part in the club’s early success under Pep Guardiola.

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Henry who is now, 42, will be considered alongside former Everton and Southampton gaffer Ronald Koeman, who is also believed to be under consideration.

Xavi had turned down the request for the job early January and may not be approached immediately.

While no official announcement has yet been put out, the decision to relieve Setien of his duties privately has already been made following last night’s humiliating 8-2 defeat at the hands of Bayern Munich.

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