Thierry Henry shouldn’t be pursued by Bournemouth for star quality sake | Chris Dunlavy

IT’S not hard to see why Bournemouth’s directors are attracted to the idea of appointing Thierry Henry as the club’s next manager.
Cool. Charismatic. One of the greatest - if not the greatest - player the Premier League has ever seen.
It goes without saying the 43-year-old would pull in sponsors, attract quality players and guarantee international coverage. In such straitened times, that is no small consideration.
But the Cherries, relegated from the Premier League last season, need a manager with substance, not style. Bournemouth are in receipt of £91m in parachute payments until 2023, w...

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