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Should Arsenal finally sell Henry to Barca?

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by Poddrick (U5309181) 03 June 2007
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Barca are still after Henry, but is it time for Arsenal to finally give up their talisman?

The way I see it is, if Arsenal think they will have a realistic chance to win the title in the next two years, then keep him, because he will help them in their cause. If they are going to be rebuilding, they will finish 3rd/4th with or without Henry and should cash in. That way they have a bit of time to prepare for life without Henry.

Incidently, I thought this was the plan for England with Beckham, but apparently that went a bit wrong.

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Having read some of the comments on this article (there's a fair few) I can't believe how split the opinion is, even within Gunners fans. At the end of the day, the man has been more than brilliant in the premiership, and I'm sure we all wish him well wherever he chooses to reside next season....but as a Man Utd fan, I would feel alot better if he was far away in Barcelona next year!!

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posted Jun 8, 2007

Pancho, sorry to say this but I am more anti-madridista then cule.... so no matter where barca finish just as long as it is above madrid i dont care and that will be a successful season for me. Madrid being relegated would be better the 10 CL's. Pancho, i know u understand the rivalry!!!

Validvalid, if barca dont win the league then I wish valencia to do it. Even tho the generalitat is against anything catalan, the valencians are our cousins!!!! I hope u do it above seville and madrid next year if barca dont! I would love albelda at barca, when he was injured that was when valencia went on their poor run however u will be up there next season. I heard youve sign alexis? from getafe? Great signing!!!

Well it seem more and more likely that Henry will be moving. He should go to valenica or roma or something.... even west ham but i have a snaky feeling that he will end up here <doh>

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posted Jun 8, 2007

amillsuk, I'm with yer buddy,whatever happens.......I'M ARSENAL TILL I DIE !!

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posted Jun 8, 2007

Arsenal will get a BOMB for Henry, and Wenger's not bad in the transfer market, could be very interesting to see what he's like with cash. Plus, I'm not sure Henry's been AS GOOD in the last season. Maybe its' the perfect time to sell. I think so.

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posted Jun 8, 2007

brilliantbarca

Pancho, sorry to say this but I am more anti-madridista then cule.... so no matter where barca finish just as long as it is above madrid i dont care and that will be a successful season for me. Madrid being relegated would be better the 10 CL's. Pancho, i know u understand the rivalry!!!

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That's loser talk.
Barça's obsession with Madrid has been the major cause of their under-acheiving all these years. At Madrid, yes, it's good to beat Barça, but the real prize is the CL. OK, you're going to say that they haven't been very successful. But a damn sight more successful than Barça.

You can't built a club culture on an inferiority complex. Your going end up like those pathetic masochists at Atletico. "We've not won anything but we beat Real Madrid!"

Except, of course, that you didn't.

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posted Jun 8, 2007

brilliantbarca

I hate Real Madrid as much as you do. They are so arrogant. Where do you think a fully fit Valencia would finish in the league?

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posted Jun 8, 2007

i fully think so

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posted Jun 8, 2007

Pancho its the same for both teams, i rememeber the year before last madrid had its record points won in a season but the manager got the sack because they finished behind barca. Thats is surely the same? I mean all year the press in madrid has been banging on about barca unsettling their player etc which is what happened to barca when madrid were winning it all. Its the same for both teams. One wouldnt be anything unless its comparing one self with the other. its what makes it the biggest rivalry in the world rivalled only maybe by boca-river. But with boca river its never been a political thing but I am sure u know all about the political issue with barca and madrid....... in barca that hatred is worst...... they were the ones that were "repressed". BUT i dont want to turn this into a political issue. its not loser talk its just footballing rivalry.........

Valid, mate i think a fit valencia would definietly be up there. I mean at the start of the season I was actually more worried about los ches then madrid. But then u went through a bad patch and seemed to lose yr way a little. With a few good signings and boardroom "sorting outs" (i mean between Paco flores and carboni) they will be up there for sure. I hope u come scond next year!!!!

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posted Jun 8, 2007

The bad run ruined our chances but we did well to turn it around and still keep fighting until the 3rd last game of the season. I just hope next year we keep it tight and avoid bad runs and have better luck with injuries. I would give Flores another year to prove himself. We can match Barca and Real Madrid if we avoid injuries and sign a few players.

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posted Jun 11, 2007

We still need another world class striker to play with Henry.We shouldn't be looking to swap him with say Etoo we should be bidding for Etoo and playing him and Henry up front with RVP in behind them.

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posted Jun 11, 2007

and where is the money for eto'o?.arsenal have no money and thats why there is problems with arsenal,their board need to sell the club like the rest of the english clubs to compete.

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