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Thierry Henry believes only ONE Premier League striker is truly world class

The Arsenal legend was comparing four strikers and their statistics so far this season

Thierry Henry probably has the credibility to decide which strikers are truly world class or not.

The Arsenal legend turned Sky Sports pundit scored 174 Premier League goals for the Gunners and is widely regarded as the club’s greatest ever player.


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Henry is now a regular on Sky Sports

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Henry is now a regular on Sky Sports

And Henry, along with co-analyst Jamie Carragher, has been reflecting on the variety of attacking talent the Premier League now showcases.

The likes of Romelu Lukaku, Sergio Aguero, Harry Kane and Alvaro Morata have all started their seasons brilliantly and scored again in their clubs’ respective wins over the weekend.

Aguero, Lukaku and Morata lead the goalscoring charts

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Aguero, Lukaku and Morata lead the goalscoring charts

But for Henry, only one Premier League striker can really be deemed as world class.

When Sky Sports anchorman Dave Jones mentioned the phrase when comparing the four strikers’ recent statistics, Henry quipped: “Say that again… world class?

“I think that the closest guy here, to being world class, has been world class and is world class is Aguero because of the longevity in this league year in year out.

He achieved that figure six matches quicker than Sergio Aguero

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Is Aguero the ONLY world class striker in the league?

“He won the league here. He’s been doing it the longest so you have to give him credit.

“I think sometimes we bypass Aguero as if he didn’t happen.

“The other three will be, but they are not yet.”

Is Henry right?


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