- Former Gunners striker Henry might lose the chance of landing his first managerial job this summer
- He was tipped to replace former Sunderland boss Gus Poyet at Bordeaux
- However, the club are in talks with Raineri following Henry's demands of the club
Arsenal legend Thierry Henry's chances of managing French League side Bordeaux is reportedly on the verge of collapsing.
The former Barcelona striker won bronze medal as an assistant coach with Belgium in Russia in July.
He has however been tipped to replace Gus Poyet at the Matmut Atlantique since his side's exploit at the 2018 edition of the FIFA World Cup competition.
Meanwhile, Dailymail quoting French publication Canal, revealed that the deal has collapsed, saying the club are currently negotiating with former Premier League title-winning manager Claudio Ranieri.
On the other hand, RMC Sport claimed that Henry's deal is not totally off the table although confirmed that the Gunners legend's demands for £1.8million annual salary, significant family logistic demands and further recruitment have led to a deadlock in negotiations.
According to report in France, Bordeaux's owner, Nicolas de Tavernost, recently admitted 'all options are open' following French reports on Sunday that Henry had rejected their advances.
"No decision until next week," de Tavernost said.
"We are working day and night to have the best coach possible. It's not easy."
Thierry Henry stepped down from his role as a pundit on Sky Sports this summer in search for his first major coaching role.
But he might have to wait a little longer to land his first major job.
NAIJ.com previously reported that Thierry Henry has already received several managerial requests from across the footballing globe following his decision to part ways with broadcasting giants Sky Sports.
Henry made the decision after managing to lead Belgium in the capacity of assistant coach to Roberto Martinez, to a third place finish in the just concluded 2018 World Cup in Russia.
According to Sun (UK), the former Arsenal forward turned down a mega offer to stay on as a Sky Sports pundit. Read more:
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