first_img Tottenham v Brighton LIVE: talkSPORT commentary and team news for Boxing Day opener Arsenal’s record goalscorer was linked to the Aston Villa job this month 3 highlights ALTERED 3 But Villa instead backed current boss Steve Bruce to continue.Henry has coaching experience with Arsenal’s youth academy but has never held a senior managerial role.The Egypt job, which former Mexico and Atletico Madrid boss Javier Aguirre has also been linked to, is available after Hector Cuper was sacked following a disastrous World Cup campaign.Struggling to offer an attacking threat with Mo Salah not fully fit, Egypt lost all three Group A games, against opponents Uruguay, Russia and Saudi Arabia. England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won Every Championship club’s best signing of the decade, including Taarabt and Dack How Chelsea could line up against Southampton – what system will Lampard play? who plays? Henry was Roberto Martinez’s Belgium assistant coach in Russia Thierry Henry has agreed terms to become the Egypt manager after his agent met with bosses from the African nation’s Football Association, according to reports.The Arsenal legend is still deciding whether to take the role as he considers the direction the Egyptian FA (EFA) wish to take the team in. Best clips, calls and talkSPORT moments of 2019, feat Hearn, McCoist and more Former international keeper Nader El-Sayed told Egyptian outlet King Fut: “We had a meeting with Thierry Henry’s agent in London, and (EFA board member) Hazem Emam was present.“Henry is waiting for the EFA’s project for the team before deciding on the offer, apart from the economic aspect.”Henry, 40, recently assisted Belgium manager Roberto Martinez at the World Cup in Russia, helping to guide them to a third-place finish.The Frenchman then left his Sky Sports punditry role to pursue a full-time managerial post, and was linked with the Aston Villa role after their recent takeover. NEW ERA possible standings How Arsenal could line up in Arteta’s first official game in charge – Ozil return? 3 Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade A capitulation at the World Cup saw the Egyptian FA sack former boss Hector Cuper How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures How Man United could line up for Newcastle clash – will Pogba start? LATEST TRANSFER NEWS silverware possible xi impact gameday smart causal Tottenham predicted XI to face Brighton with Mourinho expected to make big changes The Egyptian squad, nicknamed ‘the Pharaohs’, included Salah, Arsenal man Mohamed Elneny and West Brom’s Ahmed Hegazi.Wigan Athletic’s Sam Morsy was also in the side that finished as one of only two teams not to pick up a point in Russia.last_img read more