Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has revealed Thierry Henry joined Barcelona with his blessing.

Henry completed his £16.1million move to the Nou Camp, bringing down the curtain on an eight-year spell in which he became the club´s leading scorer and lifted the Premier League title twice.

Wenger told www.arsenal.com: "It was Thierry´s decision to leave Arsenal but he goes with my blessing. On behalf of everyone at the club, we wish him the very best for the future."

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