The Frenchman turned down AVFC to come back to his last club – but things are not working out exactly. It has been almost a month since Thierry Henry was the overwhelming favorite of the bookmakers to become the successor of Steve Bruce at Aston Villa. The Frenchman was as short as 1/8 with a lot of outlets after Villa showed out Henry, looking at the coaching staff with the Belgian national team.
The former Arsenal striker held positive talks with Claret and Blue Board, many of whom thought it was all that Henry took his toes. In the end, Henry rejected the opportunity to become the new boss of Ville and decided to cut his lead away from the United Kingdom – unlike his fellow Premier League legends Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard who were with him in his last club Monaco. Of course, Villa turned to Dean Smith, and the former Brentford boss has experienced mixed fortunes in his first four matches. Again, there has been no “mixed” about the start of Henry.
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