So Long, and Thanks for all the Goals....
The News no-one associated with Arsenal wanted to hear is all but confirmed (subject to medical) That Club Captain Thierry Henry has signed for Stripey kit cunts of Catalonia for a dismal £16m.
Henry Quotes -
"I do think this is the right time for Robin van Persie, Emmanuel Adebayor and Nicklas Bendtner, who is coming back from Birmingham, to shine," Henry added.
"Hopefully they will do it. As soon as you know they can do it, they will forget about me, that's the way it is.
"When Patrick left everyone was devastated, including me and then after that a little guy came around called Cesc Fabregas and, although I didn't agree with it, everyone started saying 'who needs Patrick Vieira'?
"Cesc is a world-class player, Robin van Persie is a world-class player, hopefully Adebayor will become a world-class player, Tomas Rosicky is a world-class player, Jens Lehmann is a world-class player, Kolo Toure and William Gallas are world-class players. You can go through the whole squad like that.
"I will now become an Arsenal fan and will be looking at every result. I am sure the team will be successful."
Henry also gave a personal tribute to Gunners fans for their support during his eight years at the club.
"I would like say to you that you have been tremendous for me and I really do appreciate it," he explained.
"I am shaking as I say this. I will always remember you and I will have you in my head and my heart.
"I wanted to reassure you that I always gave 100% here. I hope you appreciate what I did here because I appreciate what you did for me.
"I grew as a man and became a better football player - I will always take that with me no matter what happens.
"Arsenal will be in my blood as well as my heart. I will always, always, always remember you guys. I said I was going to be a Gunner for life and I did not lie because when you are a Gunner you will always be a Gunner.
"The club is in my heart and will remain in my heart forever."
Posted on 24 Jun 2007 by TA#6