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24.06.2007 21:17

“It is an honour to be here”


On arriving in Barcelona, Thierry Henry told Barça TV and www.fcbarcelona.cat: “It means a lot to come here and play with some of the best players in the world. It is incredible”.

The French striker arrived in Barcelona at 9 pm on a private jet. Barça vice-president Ferran Soriano met him at the airport and took him to the Camp Nou where he was greeted by a crowd of reporters. In declarations to Barça TV and the FC Barcelona website, Henry said: ” It means a lot to come here and play with some of the best players in the world. It is incredible and I am looking forward to playing in the Camp Nou and helping the team in every way I can. It is an honour to be here and I am sure I will represent FC Barcelona the best I can”.

His reasons for signing

qm3d3763.jpgHenry has spoken to Catalan midfielder Cesc Fabregas about Barça and has a good idea of what to expect: “Barça is more than a club. Everybody knows about Barça. The most important thing that has made me come is the way Barça plays, the fans and the support they give. Without good fans it is difficult to have a good team and viceversa. Their style of play is very attractive and has attracted me”.

The presentation

qm3d3869.jpgHenry will be officially unveiled at a press conference in the Paris Room of the Camp Nou and will then make his first public appearance on the Camp Nou pitch in the Barça strip.
“It is an honour to be here”

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Remaining details
At the time of writing there are still a few minor details to be sorted out between the three interested parties: Arsenal FC, FC Barcelona and Thierry Henry.

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