Arsenal legend to join Robert Pires in India next year - report

Thierry Henry

It is rumoured that Thierry Henry could join FC Goa in 2015.

The Indian Super League launched this month, with the aim of trying to capture the imaginations of the Indian public when it comes to soccer.

In order to do so the club's that form the mini-league have been snapping up some very well known talent from around the globe - even if it is rather ageing talent.

The likes of David Trezeguet, Luis Garcia and Alessandro Del Piero are all taking part - but many a former Arsenal player is also involved.

Robert Pires, Freddie Ljungberg, Mikael Silvestre, Nicolas Anelka and Andre Santos are all taking part in the competition - with another one being lined up. Thierry Henry.

The Arsenal legend will become a free agent in the New Year when his contract with the New York Red Bulls expires.

He is expected to return to Europe, potentially in France, for one last crack at the game before hanging up his boots.

But it Indian Super League side FC Goa would like him to be available next Autumn.

They are believed to be discussing a move to the franchise next year for Henry.

Goa are set to be coached by Pires next season, as current boss Zico is set to take over the Indian national team position, and the French legend wants his good friend and former Arsenal colleague to be their marquee player in 2015.

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