Henry: Man On Fire…
A routine win over Charlton is the latest chapter in the Thierry Henry show, who has been in phenomenal form over the last few weeks.
A fantastic goal at the Bernabeu, a masterclass at Fulham, a real captains performance against Real at Highbury to progress in the Champions League and another brilliant display against Charlton Athletic.
Is Henry leaving?
You’ve got to be kidding!
Henry loves this club far too much, and moving to another team just does not make any sense.
Yes, Arsenal are having an uncharacteristically inconsistent season - but 4th place and a Champions League spot are no longer a distant possibility.
But is jumping ship after one bad (although it’s turning out okay at the moment) season a little hasty?
And why would Henry leave his mentor Arsene, the man who masterminded Henry’s extraordinary career which has resulted him in becoming one of the best players in the world today.
He is an Arsenal legend, a man who has smashed Ian Wright’s goalscoring record and a guy who people compare to Ronaldinho.
Where else in the world can Henry have a team based around his strengths, like at Arsenal?
And a manager who gets the best out of him?
And Henry has a family in London - would he just up and leave for Spain or Italy?
It doesn’t make any sense at all.
Henry indicated that he was going to stay in January, and to me that is good enough.
Wenger has stated that the next contract Arsenal offer him would be the last one of his career, so everyone has to make sure that is the right one.
Arsene has delayed signing contracts in the past, and people have always speculated about Wenger going to Real Madrid or somewhere in Italy.
But he’s always stayed.
Henry has always had hunger and desire playing for Arsenal and his reaction to Adebayors lack of a pass when he was through against Charlton doesn’t seem like the reaction of a guy whos mind is elsewhere.
We’ll see where Henry is next season…