Arsenal legend claims star striker wants to come to the club

What a signing this could be for Arsenal! Earlier this week, we reported that Paris Saint-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic prefers a move to the London club in the summer. Now that story has a seal of approval from Arsenal legend Thierry Henry. The Sky Sports pundit has claimed that the Swedish striker wants to come to Emirates Stadium. Henry also suggested that the Gunners should sign Leicester City midfielder N’Golo Kante in the summer transfer window. “I hear that Zlatan Ibrahimovic wants to come,” he told Soccer AM, via Metro. “I…

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Arsenal legend expected to take over from Arsene Wenger

Arsenal have seemingly already started making plans for life after Arsene Wenger at the club. The Frenchman’s current deal with the club expires at the end of next season, and none of the parties have talked about a possible new deal. It’s understood that the team’s performance during this season and the next will determine Wenger’s future at the club. Nevertheless, according to a reliable French journalist, the North London club have already decided on the name who is going to be Wenger’s successor with the Gunners. Karim Nedjari, who works for…

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Arsenal and Barcelona continue to fight over Thierry Henry to this day

The tussle between Arsenal and Barcelona over Thierry Henry continues to this day. The former France international, after much speculation, joined Barcelona for a fee of £18 million from Arsenal in 2007. After playing the best football of his life for the Gunners for eight years, the Frenchman moved to the Primera Division giants as Arsene Wenger began the rebuilding of his squad following the North London club’s move to Emirates Stadium. The move left many Arsenal fans with broken hearts, but the striker is regarded as the best player to have…

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Thierry Henry picks his best XI from the Premier League’s top four

The Premier League is entering the final and crucial stages of the season, with Leicester City, Tottenham, Arsenal and Manchester City looking to battle it out for the title. Thierry Henry won the Premier League crown twice with the Gunners, during the 2001/2002 and 2003/2004 seasons. The French former top striker was asked to pick his best XI from the current top four, and seemed to love mostly players from league leaders Leicester and his former club Arsenal. Henry picked an attacking 4-4-2 formation and picked Gunners’ goal keeper Petr Cech. The Czech…

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MLS announces Arsenal All-Star friendly with awesome video

Tottenham played the MLS All-Stars last year (2-1 loss), and in 2016 it will be Arsenal’s turn. The MLS announced the Gunners friendly with a pretty awesome video, featuring a number of stars, including Sebastian Giovinco, Kaka, Thierry Henry and off course Arsene Wenger! And the 2016 @ATT #MLSAllStar opponent is… https://t.co/r5hdaKxc0U — Major League Soccer (@MLS) 11 februari 2016

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Wayne Rooney set to break Thierry Henry’s single team goal scoring record

Wayne Rooney is a man of records. The Manchester United striker is about to break Thierry Henry’s single team goal scoring record, as reported by The Daily Mail. Rooney scored two goals in The Red Devils’ 3-3 draw at Newcastle on matchday 21 in the Premier League. Not a good result for United, as The Magpies are struggling to avoid relegation. But Louis van Gaal’s club finally scored some goals again. In fact, it was only the second time all season United scored more than once during a first half of…

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Arsenal gossip: Walcott praises legend as striker is wanted in Turkey

Thursday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer rumour gossip. Galatasaray are eyeing up a January transfer window move to sign out-of-favour Arsenal forward Joel Campbell to boost their attacking options. The Turkish champions are hoping to pounce for the Costa Rica international after struggling with a number of injuries to their strikers this season, according to the Metro. Hector Bellerin is enjoying the pressure of being the club’s first-choice right-back, the Daily Star reports. The 20-year-old, famed for being the fastest player in the Gunners’ squad, moved ahead of Mathieu Debuchy…

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Thierry Henry heaps praise upon Man United new boy Anthony Martial after debut goal

Premier League legend Thierry Henry has heaped praise upon Manchester United’s new signing Anthony Martial after the sensational impact that the Frenchman made on his debut for the Red Devils, the Daily Express report. Questions were raised about whether the 19-year-old would ever be able to justify his fee – having cost United an initial £36m, which could eventually rise to £58m (via Express) – but he responded to his critics with an excellent goal to seal Louis van Gaal’s side’s victory over Liverpool. His ability to change his pace…

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Arsenal gossip: Juventus striker lined up for January move, but Gunners legend suggests title bid is over

Here is Sunday’s news and gossip concerning Arsenal: The Gunners are plotting a £22m move for Juventus striker Simone Zaza, according to the Daily Telegraph. The Italy international only moved to Juventus Stadium in the summer, but may find first-team opportunities hard to come by given the competition already in Massimiliano Allegri’s squad. Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has hinted that his former side’s lack of activity during the summer may have already ruled them out of the title race, the Daily Star report. “It does not look like they are…

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Arsenal gossip: Bid rejected for Serie A striker, and Cavani remains on radar

Here is Sunday’s news and gossip concerning Arsenal: Inter Milan have rejected a bid from the Gunners for their star striker Mauro Icardi, according to the Daily Star. The Argentina international signed a new four-year deal at San Siro earlier in the summer, making a deal seem unlikely. Despite the interest in Icardi, the north London outfit are also keeping an eye on the situation regarding Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani, according to the Daily Star. The Uruguayan is reportedly less than happy at Parc des Princes, meaning that time…

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Arsenal news: Marco Verratti interested in Premier League switch, and teammate offered to Gunners

Here is Monday’s news and rumours concerning Arsenal: Paris Saint-Germain’s deep-lying playmaker Marco Verratti has put Arsenal on alert after suggesting that he would be interested in making a move to the Premier League in the future, the Daily Express report. The 22-year-old did concede however, that he was happy with the French side at the moment. “I’ll begin to consider leaving on the day that I no longer feel good at PSG or when the club decides to sell me,” he said. “England, Spain, and a return to Italy…

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Ouch! Arsenal legend Thierry Henry says Gunners are ‘miles’ behind champions Chelsea

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has poured cold water on the notion that the Gunners could be title contenders this season by claiming that they still need at least four more players through the door if they are to seriously challenge Chelsea for honours, the Metro reports. Arsenal ended the previous campaign 12 points behind Jose Mourinho’s men as they chalked up a respectable third place finish following a sluggish start. The Gunners have begun their preparations for the new season well by bringing in Petr Cech from the champions, prompting…

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Five best Arsenal signings under Arsene Wenger as Petr Cech completes Emirates switch

Petr Cech‘s long-awaited move to Arsenal has been completed today (via BBC Sport), and Gunners fans will be hoping that his arrival coincides with a new era of success, as while they have won the last two FA Cups, the big prize of the Premier League title continues to elude them after 11 years. READ MORE: Arsenal News and Gossip DONE DEAL: Petr Cech SIGNS for Arsenal Arsenal offered Lyon star forward but must pay £21m In honour of the success that Arsenal fans will be hoping the 33-year-old can…

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The Premier League’s best forward trios EVER: Surprising name at the top

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The Daily Mirror have taken the 20 teams that have spent the most seasons in the Premier League, and put together a list of who they deem to be their top three strikers from down the years. READ MORE: Alexis Sanchez on international duty Diego Simeone says Man United can have striker Six key battles for Premier League’s opening weekend Let us know whether you agree with their selections:     20) West Brom – Peter Odemwingie, Geoff Horsfield, Robbie Earnshaw This poll has arguably come a little too early…

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Arsenal’s five best strikers under Arsene Wenger: Henry joined by powerful list of top stars

With Arsene Wenger set to pounce for a new striker this summer, it’s worth taking a look back at some of the great talents that the club have had up front during the manager’s time in North London. READ MORE: Arsenal Transfer Gossip Though the list can surely be extended, we’ve narrowed it down to five names that will live long in the history books, as well as the fans’ memories. Sylvain Wiltord Wiltord may have only hit 50 goals during his four-year stay at Highbury, but his title clinching…

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