Henry ready to snub Manchester City and take Bulls by the horns

17 October 2009 09:06
It's a wonderful town: Barcelona striker Thierry Henry is excited at the prospect of living in New York[LNB]Thierry Henry is set to disappoint long-time admirers Manchester City by following David Beckham to America after the World Cup. [LNB]Henry fancies a new challenge to end his illustrious career and MLS side New York Red Bulls are strongly tipped to be his destination, with the 32-year-old Barcelona star excited at the prospect of living in another of the world's great cities. [LNB]Henry, regarded by many people as one of Arsenal's greatest players, received a hero's reception when he visited the Emirates Stadium recently to watch their 6-2 win against Blackburn, but does not want to return there as a player.[LNB] Barca are interested in offering the Frenchman as bait to land Manchester City's £34million Brazilian Robinho but again the answer from Henry is 'Non' because of his American dream. [LNB] On the move: Henry jinks through several challenges while playing for France[LNB]He will certainly have his work cut out restoring The Bulls. Last year's MLS finalists have failed to make the play-offs after a disastrous season in which their star, ex-Aston Villa striker Juan Pablo Angel, has been injured. [LNB]Henry would follow in interesting footsteps should he secure his move. There is Beckham at LA Galaxy, of course, Freddie Ljungberg in Seattle -and Darren Huckerby was a huge star at San Jose until injury this year.[LNB] Barca confident of Robinho deal - but Hughes insists the star's staying putRobinho: I dream of playing for Barca as Henry is lined up for City swapMANCHESTER CITY FC

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