‘He’s here to stay’ – Henry bullish about Ek’s takeover of Arsenal

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‘He’s here to stay’ – Henry bullish about Ek’s takeover of Arsenal

Thierry Henry has insisted that Daniel Ek “is here to stay” when it comes to his attempts to buy Arsenal from the Kroenke family.

It was reported in April that Ek, who is the founder of Spotify, was launching a bid to become the new owner of Arsenal. This proposal was boosted

Later that month, current Arsenal owners



Ek is a lifelong fan and he was sat alongside Henry for the North London derby on Sunday. The duo would have been left delighted by 

is covering on Monday Night Football. Ahead of that game (as cited by ), the ex-Arsenal striker insisted that Ek is “here to stay”:

“To be able to get there, you need to have someone to respond on either side, it didn’t happen yet. We, he, is here to stay. Let’s see what’s going to happen.

“For the moment, we enjoyed obviously the win yesterday.

“I think it’s going to be long. I think you remember me saying it’s going to be long. How long it’s going to be, I don’t actually know but we are here to stay.”

Elsewhere, Ian Wright heaped praise on Martin Odegaard after Arsenal’s win over Spurs:

“It’s a not a case of how exciting he can be, it’s more a case of what we know he can do. He picks up brilliant positions and he just controls the tempo of the game, constantly getting himself in the box.

“We saw him score the free kick against Burnley, but he remains calm when he’s on the ball in key positions, it’s something we didn’t do when he wasn’t around.

“We weren’t able to hold the ball in these areas, win the ball in these areas and then have the composure from a midfielder who doesn’t give the ball away.

“He’s very calm, he’s very composed. It’s the quality now it’s more than just hoping to play the ball to Kieran Tierney.

“We can keep the ball in areas where we can actually hurt teams. He’s the kind of midfielder that is going to be invaluable to us.”

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Henry lauds Arsenal duo for their ‘contagious’ NLD display

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Henry lauds Arsenal duo for their ‘contagious’ NLD display

Thierry Henry has praised Arsenal duo Bukayo Saka and Emile Smith Rowe after they netted in the North London derby against Tottenham Hotspur.

The two academy products shone on Sunday as the Gunners got the better of their arch-rivals.

Arsenal led 3-0 at the break thanks to goals from Saka, Smith Rowe and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.



Spurs were slightly better after the break and they got a goal back late on from Heung-Min Son. though as they picked up their fourth victory on the bounce.

Saka and Smith Rowe have starred for for over a year and they were key again in the derby. Speaking during Monday Night Football (as cited by the ), Henry picked the duo as his standout players against Spurs.

“I think the team played really well especially in the first half,” said.

“But then for me those two having a goal and an assist, Arsenal played that game as a derby as they should, I don’t think Tottenham did especially in the second half.

“What a day, you want to see that more often than not but for me, the two kids especially for the academy and what it does represent, it is contagious, we need that at Arsenal.

“We need this type of performance and that’s why we care when the guys that add that DNA in them because they know what it is to win and not suffer against Tottenham.”

 

Also during the broadcast, when it comes to his attempts to become the new owner of Arsenal:

“To be able to get there, you need to have someone to respond on either side, it didn’t happen yet. We, he, is here to stay. Let’s see what’s going to happen.

“For the moment, we enjoyed obviously the win yesterday.

“I think it’s going to be long. I think you remember me saying it’s going to be long. How long it’s going to be, I don’t actually know but we are here to stay.”

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