Belgium insists Thierry Henry won’t return to the role of right-hand man.

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The Belgian Football Association has confirmed that. Thierry Henry will not return to his role as assistant manager. After the Red Devils appointed Domenico Tedesco as their new coach.

Tedesco has been confirmed as the new Belgium manager last Wednesday. It replaces Roberto Martinez, who retired after leading the team to failure at the 2022 World Cup.

The national team’s official website has announced Tedesco has signed a contract until after Euro 2024.

However, Belgian Football Association CEO Peter Bossart has revealed. Thierry Henry will not be part of his coaching staff UFABET

The Arsenal legend has been linked with the role. But the Belgian has decided to go in a different direction. Although Bossart explains that he spoke to Henry about the role as boss.

Henry has previously worked as a right-hand man twice, having first landed the role in August 2016.

He left for Monaco in 2018, but didn’t find much success. By leading the team to win only 5 out of 20 games before being fired

Henry then spent just over a year in charge of MLS side Montreal before leaving that. Role in February 2021 for family reasons and rejoined Martinez as his assistant.

The two were disastrous at the latest World Cup. And although Belgium were dubbed the ‘Golden Age’, they never won a trophy.

However, they reached third place at the 2018 World Cup. Arguably the country’s greatest achievement at a major tournament.