According to reports, Thierry Henry has agreed to terms to become the coach of Egypt after his agent met with bosses from the African nation’s FA.
The- 40-year-old, is still deciding whether to take the role as he considers the direction the Egyptian FA wish to take the team in.
Former international keeper Nader El-Sayed told Egyptian outlet King Fut: “We had a meeting with Thierry Henry's agent in London, and 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.”
The Arsenal legend recently assisted Belgium boss Roberto Martinez at the Russia 2018 World Cup, helping to guide them to a third-place finish.
Henry 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.
The Frenchman has coaching experience with Arsenal's youth academy but has never held a senior managerial role.
Egypt lost all three Group A matches against opponents Uruguay, Russia as well as Saudi Arabia with Mohammed Salah not fully fit.
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