Thierry Henry wants to see Zlatan Ibrahimovic in Premier League

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The reported West Ham United and Arsenal target is backed by Thierry Henry to light up the Premier League.

Thierry Henry has written in his column for The Sun that Zlatan Ibrahimovic would dazzle in the Premier League.

The 34-year-old Swedish striker, who turns 35 in October, is expected to leave Paris Saint-Germain this summer when his contract expires.

A number of English clubs have been linked with a Bosman move, and West Ham United co-chairman David Sullivan confirmed to talkSPORT this week that he would "love" to have him in East London.

The Telegraph reported last month that the former Barcelona hitman privately identified Arsenal as the Premier League club he would most like to join.

And Gunners legend Henry, who played with Ibrahimovic at Camp Nou, was unequivocal in his claims that his old team-mate would light up England's top flight.

"The fact Zlatan is even thinking of leaving Paris Saint-Germain when his contract expires this summer should alert every Premier League club. In my opinion, he is one of the greatest strikers of all time, someone who has changed the game with the way he plays," the Frenchman wrote in The Sun.

"He has scored ridiculous goals at a ridiculous rate and even at 34, still has so much to offer. In an era when there are fewer and fewer characters in the game, Zlatan is a genuine superstar who would light up the English game.

"Of course his pay demands are sure to raise a few eyebrows in the boardroom."


In terms of wage demands, Henry is referring to reports (The Mail) that Ibrahimovic would demand an astonishing £600,000-a-week salary from his next club; figures that would certainly take him off Arsenal and West Ham's radar if true.

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