Patrick Vieira might rival former Arsenal (opens in new tab) teammate Thierry Henry for the vacant USA males’s nationwide staff head coach job, having being sacked by Crystal Palace (opens in new tab) on Friday.

Palace relieved Vieira of his duties forward of Sunday’s journey to Arsenal, after a run of 11 Premier League video games and not using a win which has seen the Eagles dragged into the extreme top-flight relegation scrap.