Gunners legend training with squad

Henry to stay at Arsenal for off season

January 10, 2011
By ESPN staff

Arsenal have handed Thierry Henry a home away from home during the MLS off season, with the Gunners legend accepting the chance to train with his former club.

Empics / NigelFrenchThierry Henry enjoyed incredible success with the Gunners during his eight-year stay

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Henry, who bagged a record 226 goals for Arsenal, is in the autumn of his career and spent last season in America with New York Red Bulls - helping the side reach the play-offs.

The MLS is in its off season and in a similar scenario to David Beckham, who has pitched up for a training stint at Tottenham, Henry will keep his fitness levels up at London Colney.

"Thierry Henry is back at Arsenal," read a statement on the club's official website. "The Gunners legend returned to London Colney on Monday to train with Arsene Wenger's squad.

"The short-term arrangement will help Henry maintain his fitness ahead of the new MLS campaign, which begins in March."