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Thierry Henry reveals that he may be ready to retire

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Thierry Henry has announced that he is unsure if he is to retire at the end of the current MLS season and is considering staying in football, to see Arsenal win the Champions League.

The Arsenal legend, who has spent the last four years in America with New York Red Bulls, has had an incredible career in football having won both the World Cup and the European Championships with his native France.

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Henry spent eight years at Arsenal and scored 226 goals to become the north London club's top goal scorer in their history.

The former France international told French newspaper L’Equipe: “I am undecided about retiring from playing. My ambitions are to stay in the game when I eventually retire and I would love to see Arsenal win the Champions League.”

"I am undecided about retiring from playing. My ambitions are to stay in the game when I eventually retire and I would love to see Arsenal win the Champions League"

Henry, who won European club football’s biggest prize with Barcelona in 2009, came close to lifting the famous trophy with Arsenal in 2006. The Frenchman, who was the then captain of the Gunners, played as they lost 2-1 to the Catalan giants.

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Could Henry return to Arsenal for a third time?

The 37-year old is set to leave New York next month once his contract runs out and will no doubt be offered a short-term deal at various clubs around Europe, should he decide to stay playing professional football, which he has been doing for 20 years.

The World Cup winner has played for some of the best clubs in Europe’s top divisions, including Monaco, Juventus, Arsenal and Barcelona.

Amazingly he has won a trophy at every side he has represented and having already returned to Arsenal before in 2012 on loan, Gunners fans will no doubt welcome Henry back to the Emirates for an emotional comeback, in what would be his final season in football.

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