Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher has nominated a former Premier League rival for the job as head coach of the US nationwide staff forward of the 2026 World Cup.
Carragher performed in opposition to Thierry Henry within the Premier League for years, although the 2 at the moment are teammates on CBS Sports activities Champions League protection.
And forward of the Inter Milan vs AC Milan second leg, the Liverpool legend instructed the Frenchman ought to take cost of the USMNT.
“Thierry, he is linked to Arsenal, they have not decided at US Soccer for the coach proper now, so come on… there is a emptiness for supervisor and you have got an Arsenal participant that you realize fairly effectively, we all know him effectively, buddy of the programme,” Carragher stated of Henry.
“See my cellphone, it isn’t ringing,” joked the France 98 World Cup winner.
“No! Watch for the decision. This man (pointed at Thierry) is ready on your name,” Carragher stated.
Henry commented on Folarin Balogun
In the course of the broadcast, the Frenchman additionally spoke concerning the resolution of Folarin Balogun, an Englishman who determined to modify allegiance to the US nationwide staff.
“I believe he is excellent, as a result of they (USMNT) want a striker,” Henry stated.
“Now, the essential factor for him is to play, I do not know if he’ll play for Arsenal, however within the England nationwide staff he was going to battle with Callum Wilson, [Ivan] Toney, Ollie Watkins, Tammy Abraham, Harry Kane.
“One factor I can say is that he’s an ideal participant for the US, as a result of they have been in search of a striker of his stage, particularly a ‘9’. Now he has to discover a good staff to play for subsequent 12 months, that is crucial too.”
Presently, the USMNT coach is Anthony Hudson, Gregg Berhalter was the earlier coach, who was embroiled in a home violence scandal after admitting to assaulting his spouse in 1991.