Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Wenger Weighs Up Barca Bid for Henry

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Wenger Weighs Up Barca Bid for Henry

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ARSENE WENGER is considering the options of selling Thierry Henry after reported informal discussions with Barcelona's financial director Ferran Soriano.

Standard Sport revealed on Wednesday that an offer of [pounds sterling]15million from the Spanish club would tempt Arsenal to sell the French striker, who made only 27 appearances last season because of numerous injury problems.

Henry is on holiday in the United States and watched his friend Tony Parker play for the San Antonio Spurs last night as they won the NBA championships. He said this week that his name was "not up on the departures board" but added that "if something happens, I will tell everybody".

Wenger is believed to have had informal discussions with Barcelona and may have asked whether they would consider swapping Samuel Eto'o for Henry with a cash-exchange.

Barcelona, it would appear, have already prepared a three-year contract offer for the 29-year-old Frenchman worth [pounds sterling]6. …

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