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Toon's Ambitious Henry Bid Doomed To Fail

Even if the stories that Kevin Keegan had placed Thierry Henry high on his list of summer targets were true, as The Sun has report, with them speculating that the Toon are prepared to pay £15million for the former Arsenal man, it doesn't seem like he would come to Tyneside anyway.

Any hopes of signing the Frenchman appear to have been dashed by his own words though as he would only consider a return to England if it was with Arsenal: 'I'm happy here at Barcelona. I still have three years of my contract left with Barcelona,' Henry told Football Focus. 'I don't regret stuff in my life. Stuff happens for a reason. You don't regret stuff that you thought about. I don't regret it.

'I'm happy - I don't regret leaving Arsenal. But England... I watch every game that I see on TV. I will always miss it.

'There's only one team in England for me. Everybody knows the love and affection I have for Arsenal. I was so into it, I became a fan.

'There has been since I arrived here a lot of speculation from day one but, hey, go back where? There's only one team for me in my heart. It took me a while to understand what that club, Arsenal, meant.'

If the Toon did offer £15million it might be good enough for Barcelona but it doesn't appear as if the Toon will be good enough for him, as Arsenal seem to be his one and only love in the Premier League.

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Date:Friday April 25 2008

Time: 3:35PM

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It was an optimistic attempt to say the least!
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25/04/2008 16:09:00

You can dream can't you?
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25/04/2008 17:22:00

yeh thats all it will ever be. getting Shearer always going to happen = got him getting Owen good chance = got him getting Henry No F**king Chance i would love to see him in black and white but if he comes back he'll go back to Arsenal and not Aston Villa as some papers were saying.
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25/04/2008 20:49:00

henry has said it's Arsenal or no one in the Prem!
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26/04/2008 21:55:00

He's more likely to end up at Anfield if he chooses to come back to Engerlund
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27/04/2008 08:23:00


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