Thierry Henry admits he will miss Arsenal and claims he will be a "Gunner for life" despite his impending departure.

The London club´s record goalscorer is on the brink of completing a reported £16million move to Barcelona and is due in Catalonia to finalise terms on Sunday and is expected to be unveiled on Monday, but he claims he leaves with a heavy heart.

"Arsenal will always be in my blood and in my heart and I will always remember you guys," the 29-year-old told Arsenal TV. "I said I was going to be a Gunner for life and I didn´t lie because once you are a Gunner you will always a Gunner. The club is in my heart and will remain in my heart forever."

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