The French ace said: "I feel Giovani is something special and I enjoy watching Krkic play. I like to watch how they are developing.

"In football there is no age. When a player is ready to play, he must play.

"I haven't seen many players like Krkic. The way he takes his goals reminds me of David Trezeguet.

"Giovani is ready. He is physically stronger and is prepared to play."

Henry also added: "Lionel Messi is amazing. If he continues the way he is going, he will have the world at his feet. In fact he already has ... and he's only 20 years old."