Thierry Henry offers brilliant explanation of why he thinks Harry Kane is better than Erling Haaland

Tottenham striker Harry Kane after scoring in the FA Cup against Portsmouth in January 2023.
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When arguably the greatest striker in Premier League history wades in to settle a growing debate, people listen. 

Which is why, when Thierry Henry, scorer of 175 Premier League goals during his time at Arsenal, offered to compare Harry Kane and Erling Haaland, his comments quickly went viral. When asked, as part of US channel CBS's Champions League coverage, whether Spurs star Kane would have been a better fit for Manchester City, the Frenchman was unequivocal. 

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Ed McCambridge
Staff Writer

Ed is a staff writer at FourFourTwo, working across the magazine and website. A German speaker, he’s been working as a football reporter in Berlin since 2015, predominantly covering the Bundesliga and Germany's national team. Favourite FFT features include an exclusive interview with Jude Bellingham following the youngster’s move to Borussia Dortmund in 2020, a history of the Berlin Derby since the fall of the Wall and a celebration of Kevin Keegan’s playing career.