Henry’s return could see boost in Arsenal’s confidenceJanuary 12th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 12 (ANI): Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has said that striker Thierry Henry’s return could see his young team bursting with extra confidence.
Arsenal legend Henry is training with his former side until January 19 before heading back for pre-season with New York Red Bulls.
Henry, who left for Barcelona in 2007, helped lift the atmosphere at Arsenal after Saturday’s 1-1 FA Cup draw with Leeds.
“We are happy to speak with him every day. He is in the dressing room with the players and they are happy to have him back. He sees as well how much they have evolved since he left the club,” The Sun quoted Henry, as saying.
“He can help them to have confidence. He is a very intelligent boy who has massive experience. He can help the players in the dressing room and that is what he does. But we are happy to help him to get fit and he is happy to be here,” he said.
“He was one of the greatest players this club has ever had and has done a huge service to this club. The only way we can pay him back is always to be welcoming, as we are with all our former players when they want to get fit,” Wenger said.
Wenger, who watched Ipswich routed 7-0 in the FA Cup at Chelsea on Sunday, is looking at the Carling Cup as an ideal chance to get back on winning trophies. (ANI)
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