But Courbis told RMC: "Thierry Henry is the guy with a big name who arouses great respect for what he has done, including in the United States for that matter - and it is not a coincidence that the Americans are interested in him.
"As for his coaching experience, it is currently very small. He's a beginner. I would rather see him with an experienced coach. Of a Laurent Blanc for example. Yes, Laurent Blanc started in Bordeaux but compare what is comparable. If Thierry Henry takes Jean-Louis Gasset as an assistant, I no longer speak of Thierry Henry as a beginner because we do not know who is the number 1, the number 2, the beginner..."