Thierry Henry backs Eddie Nketiah for success after League Cup heroics

Arsenal legend-turned-pundit Thierry Henry has backed young striker Eddie Nketiah to become a key player for the Gunners as he progresses further in his professional career. The teenager made an instant impression among the Gunners’ faithful after he popped up with a match-winning brace in the 2-1 League Cup win over Norwich City.

The Gunners looked destined to bow out of the League Cup after they found themselves a goal down to the Canaries with just five minutes of normal time to play. However, Nketiah stepped up from the substitutes’ bench to make the difference as he notched his maiden club goal just 30 seconds onto the field as he lashed onto an opportunity from a corner. Continue reading Thierry Henry backs Eddie Nketiah for success after League Cup heroics


Manchester United legend Eric Cantona says he likes the choice of Jose Mourinho as the club manager but praised the attacking style of play of Pep Guardiola. Cantona labelled the Portuguese “a winner who will continue to win” but then he was not totally sold on his defensive tactics.

The retired star spent five years at Old Trafford from 1992 to 1997, winning titles and making headlines for his behaviour off and on the pitch. The Frenchman is still a huge fan of the club. He criticised the former Chelsea coach for using defensive tactics which he said was “not the identity of Manchester United.” He went on to state his preference for Guardiola’s style.