Gallery: 14 of Thierry Henry's best Arsenal moments
It's eight years ago to the day that Thierry Henry broke Ian Wright's goalscoring record for Arsenal.
Henry became the Gunners' top marksman of all time after a brace against Sparta Prague. FourFourTwo doffs its cap to Arsenal's legendary No.14 with 14 of his most memorable strikes. And there are plenty to choose from…
14. “Have you missed me?”
9 Jan 2012: Arsenal 1-0 Leeds (Henry)
Just as he’d charmed the red half of north London when he put Wigan to the sword in his Highbury swan song, the stage was set for the Frenchman upon his loan return from New York Red Bulls.
Arsene Wenger would only nudge his former charge into the limelight with just over 20 minutes remaining of this dour FA Cup replay against Leeds but Henry, now 34 years old, had no intention of a quiet night under the Emirates Stadium floodlights.
Latching onto Alex Song’s neat through ball, Henry finishes past Andy Lonergan to send the home crowd into raptures. Welcome back, indeed.