• Romelu Lukaku admits having Thierry Henry as a coach ‘is not easy’

    Romelu Lukaku admits having Thierry Henry as a coach ‘is not easy’

    Romelu Lukaku admits ‘it’s not easy’ having Thierry Henry as a coach with Belgium’s national team and insists Arsenal’s all-time leading goalscorer is a difficult man to please.

    Henry joined Roberto Martinez’s coaching staff at the end of August, while Belgium have made a flying start to their World Cup qualifying campaign with three wins, 13 goals scored and none conceded.

    Lukaku admits Henry’s guidance has aided his improvement but concedes the two-time Premier League winner is often quick with his criticism.

    ‘It’s […]

  • Giroud can help Arsenal win the title as a substitute – Henry

    Giroud can help Arsenal win the title as a substitute – Henry

    Arsenal legend Thierry Henry thinks Olivier Giroud can help lead the Gunners to the Premier League title — by being used as a super sub.

    Giroud, 30, faces a struggle to regain his starting spot after seeing Alexis Sanchez make the centre-forward role his own in the first months of the season.

    However, the France international made a huge impact as a substitute in Saturday’s 4-1 win at Sunderland, scoring two goals with his first two touches after coming on with the […]

  • ‘Ibrahimovic goal drought is new situation for him’ – Henry

    ‘Ibrahimovic goal drought is new situation for him’ – Henry

    The 35-year-old striker has gone six matches without netting a goal for Jose Mourinho’s side, but the ex-Arsenal star is sure it is just a temporary situation.

    Thierry Henry is sure Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic will get over his recent goal drought soon.

    Ibrahimovic scored five goals in his opening five competitive games for United but the former Sweden international has struggled since, going six matches without finding the back of the net.

    The 35-year-old fired another blank as United were held […]

  • Arsenal legend Thierry Henry reveals why Mesut Ozil and Theo Walcott have been scoring so many goals

    Arsenal legend Thierry Henry reveals why Mesut Ozil and Theo Walcott have been scoring so many goals

    Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has revealed why he believes Mesut Ozil and Theo Walcott have found their goal scoring touch this season.

    The Frenchman thinks that having Alexis Sanchez up front has helped the attacking midfielders to get forward more often, and concentrate on finding the back of the net instead of setting up their teammates.

    ‘He did it for Udinese also in Italy and does it ever so well,’ Henry said of Sanchez’s move up front at a Puma event in […]

  • Adebayor wanted the same wages like Thierry Henry – Ian Wright

    Adebayor wanted the same wages like Thierry Henry – Ian Wright

    Ian Wright has claimed that Emmanuel Adebayor, wanted to be paid the same wages as Thierry Henry at Arsenal.

    The Gunners legend, compared manager Arsene Wenger to a “soft” parent and says players with strong personalities, have taken advantage of him.

    Wright says one example is when Adebayor arrived at the Emirates, with Henry on his way out. The Togolese captain allegedly requested to be paid the same money as the man he was to replace.

    In his new autobiography ‘Ian Wright: A […]

  • Wenger reveals reasons for Henry’s Arsenal exit

    Wenger reveals reasons for Henry’s Arsenal exit

    Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has explained why Thierry Henry’s departure from the club was best for all parties.

    The 39-year-old, who is the club’s record scorer, decided to turn down an offer to coach the Gunners under-18 side full-time when told he would not be allowed to continue his media commitments with Sky while in the role.

    Wenger said Henry had admitted it was not easy for him to analyse the club in his punditry role and then fulfil his coaching duties, […]

  • Belgium assistant Thierry Henry to give wage to charity – report

    Belgium assistant Thierry Henry to give wage to charity – report

    Thierry Henry plans to give his salary for his role as Belgium’s assistant coach to charity, according to Sport/Foot Magazine.

    The former Arsenal striker was surprisingly appointed as one of new Belgium coach Roberto Martinez’s assistants last week and said he believed the team could “make history” in the future.

    Over the past few days the ex-France international has been working with the squad for the first time ahead of Martinez’s first game in charge against Spain on Thursday.

    Sport/Foot Magazine reported on […]

  • Henry named ‘second assistant coach’ to new Belgium boss Martinez

    Henry named ‘second assistant coach’ to new Belgium boss Martinez

    The former Arsenal striker, who had been coaching the Gunners’ U18 side, has become part of the Red Devils’ backroom staff.

    Thierry Henry has been appointed as “second assistant coach” to new Belgium boss Roberto Martinez, the KBVB has announced.

    Henry left his role as Arsenal Under-18 boss in July after Arsene Wenger reportedly refused to sanction the former France international combining the role with his television commitments.

    And that has allowed him to link-up with Martinez, who took over as Red Devils […]

  • Thierry Henry’s two-word response when asked if Arsenal will finish in top four

    Thierry Henry’s two-word response when asked if Arsenal will finish in top four

    Thierry Henry says he is hopeful that Arsenal will manage to finish in the Premier League’s top four.

    The Gunners made a disappointing start to the 2016/17 Premier League campaign last Sunday after 4-3 defeat by Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium.

    Theo Walcott had broken the deadlock for Arsene Wenger’s side before goals from Philippe Coutinho, Adam Lallana and Sadio Mane sealed a thrilling win for the visitors.

    Arsenal haven’t won the Premier League title since 2004 but the north London side have […]

  • Wenger dismisses Thierry Henry claim that top players avoid Arsenal

    Wenger dismisses Thierry Henry claim that top players avoid Arsenal

    Arsene Wenger has insisted he’s not afraid to spend in the transfer market, while also rejecting Thierry Henry’s claim that top players don’t seem willing to join Arsenal anymore.

    Granit Xhaka is Arsenal’s only major signing this summer though they are looking for a centre-back and a striker before the window closes.

    Frustrations among the fans boiled over after Arsenal lost their season-opening game to Liverpool 4-3 on Sunday, while playing with two young centre-backs — 20-year-old debutant Rob Holding and Calum […]

  • Arsenal legend Thierry Henry worried by Gunners’ lack of spending

    Arsenal legend Thierry Henry worried by Gunners’ lack of spending

    Thierry Henry says he finds it hard to understand Arsenal’s failure to compete in the transfer market and fears the very best players may no longer want to join the club.

    Arsenal lost their opening Premier League fixture 4-3 at home to Liverpool on Sunday, with Arsene Wenger missing several players through injury and lack of fitness after Euro 2016.

    Granit Xhaka — the club’s only major signing this summer — came on as a 67th-minute substitute while 20-year-old Rob Holding, who […]