The New York Red Bulls have denied reports linking former star Thierry Henry to their head coach position.
While the Red Bulls have been among the top of the Eastern Conference over the last half
The New York side have won just one of their opening seven MLS games and have just five points, leaving them 11th in the Eastern Conference.
The squad was also bounced from the Concacaf Champions League by Santos Laguna, 6-2 on aggregate, at the quarter-final stage.
Reports have suggested head coach
However, Red Bulls sporting director Dennis Hamlett has issued a statement, shooting down those reports.
"Recent reports of Thierry Henry joining the New York Red Bulls are false,” Hamlett said in the statement.
Henry has been out of work since his brief tenure at Monaco came to an abrupt end in January 2019.
The retired striker had been hired to replace Leonardo Jardim in October 2018, with the club off to a terrible start that saw them fail to win a game after August.
However, results did not improve markedly under Henry, and after crashing out of the Champions League and remaining mired in the relegation zone, Monaco elected to fire him and bring back Jardim.
Prior to his time with Monaco, Henry was an assistant to Roberto Martinez with the Belgium national
As a member of the Red Bulls as a player, Henry scored 51 goals in 122 appearances for the
Armas, who took over last season after Jesse Marsch departed for an assistant position at sister club RB Leipzig