Bournemouth have contacted Montreal Impact to ask for their permission to speak to Thierry Henry, according to reports.
The Cherries are on the lookout for a new manager after the sacking of Jason Tindall at the start of February. A run of four straight Championship defeats led to his departure with the club sixth in the table.
Jonathan Woodgate was placed in temporary charge until they found a permanent replacement. The former Middlesbrough boss has won two of his three games as interim so far.
John Terry and Patrick Vieira have been among those linked with the vacancy but it appears that Henry is now favoured for the job.
It has been revealed that Bournemouth are seeking permission to speak to Henry about taking over. TalkSPORT have reported that they hope to appoint him next week.
The Arsenal legend spent two years as Belgium’s assistant manager between 2016 and 2018. He worked alongside former Everton boss Roberto Martinez.
He took his first step into management with French side Monaco in October 2018. This did not go well for Henry as he left three months later. Monaco were in 19th in Ligue 1 when he departed as he won just four of his 20 games in charge.
Henry took over at Montreal Impact in November 2019. He has won nine of his 29 games with the MLS side.