Thierry Henry explains what he used to think about Tottenham

Thierry Henry

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry admits that he fears Tottenham Hotspur at the moment.

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry admitted on the Live Ford Super Sunday show on Sky Sports 1 on Sunday afternoon that he fears Tottenham Hotspur at the moment.

Speaking ahead of Tottenham’s Premier League game against Newcastle United at White Hart Lane in North London, the former Arsenal striker said: “It worries me where that club is going at the moment.

"Listen, I used to look at Spurs at times and say: ‘Okay it looks like they're happy to sell their best players, get money and play safe, finish seventh or eighth’. But right now, they're doing it.

"They trust their youngsters - eight players from the academy have played for the first team this season. Not cameos, they're playing."

Tottenham suffered a surprise 2-1 defeat to Newcastle, with their performance in the second half leaving much to be desired.

However, it cannot be denied that Spurs are having a good season and are very much in the running for a top-four finish in the Premier League this campaign.

Henry is an Arsenal legend, and it should be seen as a positive sign that he fears Spurs at the moment.

Arsenal are the ‘bigger club’ in North London, but perhaps in the coming years Tottenham could overtake them.

Spurs are fifth in the Premier League table at the moment with 26 points from 16 matches, seven points behind leaders Arsenal.

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