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France team: the FFF thinks of Thierry Henry to succeed Corinne Deacon


The current consultant, looking for a job, is one of the avenues favored by the French Football Federation to take the reins of Les Bleues a few months before the 2023 World Cup.

Who to succeed Corinne Deacon?

Since she was dismissed from her post on March 9, many names have been circulating to take the reins of the French women's team a few months before the 2023 World Cup. And according to the latest revelations from

L Team

, the French Football Federation would think in particular of Thierry Henry.

The sports daily assures that "

several leaders of the FFF have mentioned, in recent days, the name of the 1998 world champion as an interesting option


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An ideal profile?

It must be said that the former Belgian assistant coach totally corresponds to the expected profile described by Jean-Michel Aulas... who is none other than one of the four members of the commission responsible for "making recommendations


to Philippe Diallo, the interim president of the FFF: "

Someone ambitious, who may be used to directing selections and who may know women's football either directly or through his assistants [...] For me, charisma is the number one priority.

When you have charisma or leadership, you have it with boys and girls

,” Jean-Michel Aulas recently explained to



A month ago on CBS, the Arsenal legend said that

I would like to have an opening (to train as number one, editor's note) again

, ”he said.

It remains to be seen whether this position as coach of Les Bleues interests the man who led AS Monaco between October 2018 and January 2019.

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Jocelyn Gourvennec auditioned

But Thierry Henry is not the only track considered by the French Football Federation.

Nor the most advanced.

This is - at least, for the moment - a hypothesis.

Others are much more concrete.



reveals , Jocelyn Gourvennec, free since leaving LOSC at the end of last season, was heard by the federal commission on Wednesday morning.

The ex-technician of En Avant Guingamp, also passed by the Girondins de Bordeaux, would have “had to

unveil a very detailed project


Among the other names mentioned, we note in particular those of Hervé Renard, who still occupies the position of coach of Saudi Arabia, Gérard Prêcheur, current coach of the women's section of Paris Saint-Germain and that of Eric Blahic, former assistant to Corinne Deacon in the France team.

Source: lefigaro

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