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Last Updated: Saturday, 23 June 2007, 15:21 GMT 16:21 UK
Henry's Arsenal career in photos

Thierry Henry is unveiled at Highbury by Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger had already managed Thierry Henry at Monaco before bringing the striker to Highbury from Juventus in 1999

Thierry Henry scores his first goal for Arsenal against Southampton

It proves a prosperous reunion and Henry's disappointing spell in Italy is soon a distant memory as the goals start coming

Thierry Henry scores against Watford in 200

Henry repays Wenger's tutelage with 22 goals in his second season at Highbury, but silverware still remains elusive

Thierry Henry celebrates with the FA Cup in 2002

All that changes in 2002 when victory over Chelsea in Cardiff completes a League and Cup double for the Gunners

Thierry Henry shakes hands with Deportivo La Coruna goalkeeper Francisco Molina after losing 2-0

Domestic dominance is one thing, however, and Arsenal and Henry struggle to repeat that level of success in Europe

Thierry Henry scores against Birmingham in January 2003

Back home, Arsenal retain the FA Cup and finish second in the League in 2003 as Henry's silky finishing lights up the game

Arsenal celebrate winning the League title in 2004

Then in 2004, Henry's electrifying form - 39 goals in the season - leads Arsenal to a historic undefeated League title

Thierry Henry

Henry's part in the Gunners' spectacular League triumph is acknowledged with the 2004 Player of the Year award

Thierry Henry injured

Things take a turn for the worse in 2004/5 with injuries, but the Frenchman still manages 30 goals in the season

Thierry Henry and Ian Wright

The goals keep flowing until Henry overtakes Ian Wright's record of 185 to become Arsenal's all-time leading scorer

Thierry Henry of Arsenal examines his Golden Boot trophy for the leagues top goal scorer

Henry top scores in the League in 2006 too, but with Arsenal finishing fourth and moving grounds an exit starts to look likely

Thierry Henry looks downcast after Arsenal lose to Barcelona in the Champions League final 2006

A Champions League final win would surely keep Henry at Arsenal - but Barcelona come out on top in Paris

Thierry Henry looks away from the Champion League trophy in 2006

With hopes of European glory dashed again, the future looks uncertain but 2007 opens with Henry still in Arsenal colours

Thierry Henry and Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger

And it's business as usual at Arsenal's new ground when Thierry Henry scores the winner against Man Utd in January

Henry completes his move to Spain

Then in June, perhaps sensing more uncertain times ahead for Arsenal, Henry agrees a four-year contract with Barcelona


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