Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to turn to Thierry Henry for goalscoring advice

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Arsenal wide-man Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will ask for the guidance of Thierry Henry to help address his lack of goals for the Gunners. 

Having scored 13 goals in his four years at the Emirates, the England international is yet to find the net - in a competitive game - away from home.

The 22-year-old is well aware of his troubles in front of goal and is keen to learn from Arsenal's record scorer in the hope of becoming more prolific.


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As per the Mirror, he said: “I might have to have a few words with Thierry. I think there’s no better man to advise you on how to get a goal here or there.

“My goals record is definitely something I think of. It’s something, as an attacking player, you have to be aware of.

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“You can’t force it too much because you start to do the wrong things on the pitch if you try to force shots that are not on but it is definitely something I think about and work on."


Henry has previously helped Theo Walcott improve his goalscoring and that has worked to devastating effect as the England international has scored seven goals this season for club and country.

There is no doubting Chamberlain's natural ability, but if he can add an end product to his game then there is no limit to the potential of the former Southampton man.

Thirteen goals in 128 games is a below par return for someone of his quality. However, the majority of those appearances have come off the bench.

If he can improve his goalscoring outlay he will surely be pushing hard for a regular starting spot.

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