Kylian Mbappe flattered to be Compared with Thierry Henry

Arsenal transfer target Kylian Mbappe was flattered to be compared with former Gunners great Thierry Henry in a recent interview with Canal +.


The 18-year-old received plenty of plaudits for his performances last season as he bagged 26 goals for Monaco across all competitions. The teenager scored most of his goals in the second half of the campaign after he took advantage of an injury absence to skipper Radamel Falcao to make himself a regular in Leonardo Jardim’s team.

AFRICANS IN AMERICA

African footballers made the headlines this week, with Ghana's boss making accusations of bias against an MLS referee, and DR Congo's Mabiala set to join the MLS in the summer transfer window.

Ghana coach James Kwesi Appiah slammed referee Baldomero Toledo for using an indecent word against one of his players and also queried the wisdom of choosing a Mexican-American to whistle a match against Mexico.

Appiah ended up disappointed by several 'biased' decisions from the MLS Football referee which led to Ghana's 1-0 loss to Mexico in a friendly match. The penalty awarded against the Africans was seriously questioned as the striker seemed to have barged into John Boye instead of the Ghana defender, intentionally taking him down.

Thierry Henry feels Arsene Wenger should end Premier League drought after contract extension

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has insisted that manager Arsene Wenger should push for the Premier League title next season following his decision to sign a fresh two-year deal with the FA Cup holders.


The long-standing head coach ended the uncertainty over his future following the Cup triumph after he was rewarded a new deal which would extend his 21-year stay.

HENRY – SPURS COULD LOSE SOME PLAYERS THIS SUMMER

Premier League legend turn pundit Thierry Henry has taken a dive into the Tottenham Hotspur side set to finish in second spot this term.


The Frenchman says that if the team does not start winning titles soon they would lose their best players.

Spurs’ stars are subject to numerous transfer rumours following the impressive run of the team. They recently humbled Manchester United and Arsenal to confirm their elevation to the Premier League big boys’ club. However, there is a big problem.

Thierry Henry Rejects Any Criticism about Chelsea’s Premier League Win

Arsenal forward and Sky Sports pundit Thierry Henry believes that Chelsea should not be receiving any criticism for the way in which they won the Premier League title this season.


There have been few disgruntled opinions after Chelsea won the league title following a 1-0 win over at West Brom. For large periods of the game, the blues were on top and even managed more than 20 shots in the game. Yet, it took the club a late goal from Michy Batshuayi in order to secure the league title with three games left. This game panned out as a close victory largely because of the West Brom’s defensive approach.

Hrustic In Australian Football Squad

Ajdin Hrustic, a surprise package in the Dutch league, was shocked when he got the news that he has been selected in 30-man squad of Ange Postecoglou for crucial World Cup of Australia qualifier against Saudi Arabia which will continue for the Confederations Cup.

If everything goes well, then this Melbourne born 20-year-old Groningen winger will play make his debut in a the team that has 24 overseas players and six domestic A-League, who will take part in the match at Adelaide Oval that is scheduled to take place on June 8.

Arsenal just isn’t attracting top players anymore according to Thierry Henry

Thierry Henry is one of the most well-known and highly-rated figures in the world of football and the vast majority of his notoriety arrived back when he was performing for Arsenal as it was with the English Premier League club that Henry managed to make a name for himself by becoming the all-time leading goal-scorer of Arsenal with 228 goals in all competitions and helping them in winning various major pieces of silverware.


The French retiree Thierry Henry was part of Arsenal’s invincible squad during the season of 2003-04 which ran past everyone else in the Premier League as they did not lose a single league match during that season.

Arsenal Legend Admits Fear over Tottenham’s Progress

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has admitted that he is fearful of Tottenham finally ending the disappointing run against Arsenal by finishing up to the gunners this season.


Spurs have not finished above Arsenal since the 1995 season. However, they have steadily made progress under the regime of Mauricio Pochettino to the extent where they are now considered as title contenders. Henry says that the club cannot be in a better position in every aspect.

Thierry Henry comes out to defend Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger and many players of Arsenal have traditionally been critiqued, one of the main reasons of why they are the targets of criticism is due to the fact that Arsenal has not managed to win any major piece of silverware in over 10 years.


For the past few years, Arsene Wenger has been able to push Arsenal to the top 4 spots of the Premier League which is an impressive feat just by itself but there are supporters of the club that want to see the English team going further.

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