Hammers set sights on Henry coup
West Ham have made a bid to sign Thierry Henry in a move which would see the Frenchman become the highest-paid player in their history. The former Arsenal striker has been linked with a move away from Barcelona with reports indicating Major League Soccer side New York Red Bulls would be a possible destination. However, West Ham joint chairman David Sullivan has revealed he wants to sign the 32-year-old and it is reported he is willing to offer him a two-year deal worth around £75,000 a week, more than £7.5million in total. Sullivan told The Sun: "We're trying to assemble a more prolific strike force at West Ham and I'd love to have Henry here. "Our club is in debt but a striker of his quality and standing would make it a great deal. "Henry is still up there with the best. "I've made an offer which would make him the highest-paid player in the club's history. "And it's a serious offer because Henry could walk into almost any Premier League side."
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