Arsenal striker Eddie Nkhediah has expressed his gratitude to Arsenal legend Thierry Henry, who is often referred to as the “King” of the Gunners.
Henri is regarded as one of the greatest strikers in the history of the English Premier League (EPL) beyond Arsenal. At Arsenal in particular, he was a ‘god’.
Henri played for Arsenal from 1999 to 2007. He returned on loan in 2012. In total, Henri played 370 games for Arsenal, scoring 226 goals. He is Arsenal’s all-time leading goalscorer.
In total, Henri won six titles in an Arsenal shirt, including two EPL titles. In one of the greatest seasons in EPL history, he was part of Arsenal’s unbeaten 2003-04 season, and he also won the EPL’s top scorer title four times, leading the Gunners to a golden era.
Nkhediah is a 24-year-old young striker who wants to be like Henri. He joined Arsenal Youth in 2015 and broke into the first team in 2017. In seven seasons with the Gunners, he has made 132 appearances and scored 32 goals.
What does Nkediaga have to thank Henri for?
The connection between the two. Henri briefly coached Arsenal’s youth team before leaving to coach the Belgian national team. Nkediah was a pupil of Henri’s at the time. The two were together at the Arsenal youth team. 스포츠토토
Nkediah told the club: “Coach Henri was too good for me. He had a big influence on me at Arsenal Youth,” he told the club.
“When I came to Arsenal Youth, Coach Henri was there. I had an hour with Coach Henri. Henri is a legendary player. I believed in him, and just having him there gave me confidence. That year with Henri was one of my best seasons. Henri gave me a lot of confidence,” he expressed his gratitude.