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Arsenal memories...1997: Henry rumours but it's Bergkamp who rules

PUBLISHED: 17:39 20 January 2010 | UPDATED: 16:42 07 September 2010

This week in…..1997 Arsene Wenger confirms he wants to sign young French striker Thierry Henry. The Arsenal boss, who gave Henry his league debut for Monaco in 1994, said: I would have no fears at all about playing him in the Premiership. Young strikers

This week in.....1997

Arsene Wenger confirms he wants to sign young French striker Thierry Henry.

The Arsenal boss, who gave Henry his league debut for Monaco in 1994, said: "I would have no fears at all about playing him in the Premiership. Young strikers are fairly rare in this country at present."

Meanwhile Dennis Bergkamp picks up another man of the match award - scoring a magnificent goal - in the 3-1 win over Everton.

Afterwards, Wenger quipped: "Every time he comes in the dressing- room, he has a bottle of champagne with him. He has enough to open a shop.


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