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Thierry Henry closes in on Arsenal return

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has been offered a two-month loan deal and could finalise his much-anticipated move back to north London as early as this weekend, according to reports.

The Gunners’ top goal scorer has been training at London Colney since the MLS season finished, and with Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger desperate to secure cover for African Nations Cup-bound pair Marouane Chamakh and Gervinho, a short-term deal seemed likely.

Reports last night claimed that a deal was already on the table for the 34-year-old, but it appears that formal contact with Henry’s representative Darren Dein has only been made in the last few hours.

“I hope everything works out as everyone is expecting. It’s terrific news for supporters of Arsenal,” Ex-Arsenal defender Nigel Winterburn told Sky Sports News.

“Thierry Henry is a winner. If he can make that rub off on players around him it can only be good for them. I hope everything fits into place.”

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kevin
kevin
9 years ago

Having mixed feeling about this.
Surely it will be a boost to everyone at the club and to the fan to see Henry in the Red and White shirt again.
But Henry isnt the same player when he left for Barcelona. Im afraid it will ruin his legacy, but i think Henry wouldnt mind to help Arsenal! But we still need a permanent signing, what happens if RvP gets injured? This is only a temporary solution

REDgoon
REDgoon
9 years ago

This is great and all that, but after his loan deal expires we’ll still need a fucking striker to help RVP. What’s the point?????

GoonerGaz
GoonerGaz
9 years ago

It’s better than doing fuck all I suppose! I agree we the above though, we need something more perm.

matthewwheyyyyy
matthewwheyyyyy
9 years ago

bigging u up on this blog chris wheatley well done, tezza will only be a super sub but will he do well without the pace he had? I say yes he has good tekkers so he can live without pace but wont be as frightening without pace

Moha
9 years ago

Signing him is stil gud, he only ve 2 months 2 play we hpe he will bring smetin 2 d club

fan
fan
9 years ago

The King has returned!!

petersen p
9 years ago

This is gud news,he wil boost the young guyz.

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