L’Équipe’s Belgium correspondent Sacha Tavolieri reports this afternoon that Thierry Henry is among the candidates to become Roberto Martínez’s successor at the helm of the national team.
The former France striker had been working at the Spaniard’s assistant coach in the Red Devils’ set-up, and has notably been endorsed by Romelu Lukaku to take on the job following the team’s disappointing campaign at the World Cup.
Henry himself has never applied for the job – however, the Belgium FA head has pushed for the ex-Arsenal and Barcelona man to be among the candidates.
Hervé Renard, who notably led Saudi Arabia to a win at the World Cup over eventual champions Argentina, has applied for the position. The former Sochaux and Lille coach, whose CV also includes AFCON titles with both Zambia and Ivory Coast, is now among the potential names who could take the reins with the Red Devils as well.
GFFN | Raphaël Jucobin