Arsene Wenger has put an end to the speculation over a possible third spell at Arsenal for the 35-year old French striker Thierry Henry. The former Gunner and goal machine has been training with the Arsenal players during the off season from his club, New York Red Bulls, in the American MLS.
Why Theirry Henry not joining Arsenal could be a good thing by KJ
Thierry Henry is set to have an amazing third stint as an Arsenal player after the Gunners concluded an agreement with the French striker’s club New York Red Bulls. The MLS team will not start playing football again until March, and Henry will be an Arsenal player from January 1st for an initial six week period.
Andrey Arshavin has been on loan at Zenit St Petersberg for the last six months, but after his performances at the Euros (and his post-tournament comments) looked like he had blown any chance of returning to his boyhood club, especially when Zenit’s owner Valery Golubev declared: “How can a citizen of Russia treat the honour of his country like that?
The Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has certainly made an immediate impact on the American MLS and he has finally bagged his first goal for the New York Red Bulls.
The original ambassador for the American MLS, David Beckham, believes that the arrival of Thierry Henry at the New York Bulls can only be good for football in America, and he will raise the profile of the sport even further.
Thierry Henry has been playing fourth fiddle for most of this season at Barcelona, which is no surprise considering they have Lionel Messi, Zlatan Ibrahamovich and Bojan Krkic in the team, but no longer!