Thierry Henry’s Champions League Quarter-Final tie and return to Arsenal could be the last time the player performs in the competition with rumours persisting that the former Arsenal striker and current French international will move to the New York Red Bulls in the summer.
Thierry Henry scored 226 goals in 380 games for Arsenal becoming a darling of the Highbury faithful in the process. Arsenal drew Barcelona, Henry’s current employees in the Champions League, and the tie will see the former Gunners hero return to face his former club for the first time competitively since he left.
While arguably the two best footballing sides in world football gear up for a spectacle on March 31st, and 6th April, rumours circulate that Henry will leave European football after the World Cup in South Africa and sign for Major League Soccer outfit New York Red Bulls.
Sporting Director Dietmar Beiersdorfer responded to speculation that the New York Red Bulls were eager to sign the former Arsenal legend and current Barcelona striker stating:
“We are looking for the one other player to reinforce our squad from time to time.
“I think this New York has a lot of big clubs, not in soccer, but in other sports. For sure we are looking forward also to developing our club here in New York and to be a big part of the sports scene in New York.”