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Henry reveals chance plane ride with Wenger got him to Arsenal

Thierry Henry has revealed that a coincidental plane trip with Arsene Wenger helped get him across to Arsenal.

During the 1998/99 season, Henry was leaving Juventus to return home to France and says he bumped into his former AS Monaco gaffer Wenger on the plane. As they say, the rest is history.

"Sometimes, destiny is weird," said the French striker during a new documentary, Arsenal Legends - Thierry Henry.

"After the Juventus game at the end of the season I went back to Paris.

"And who was on the plane? The boss was on the plane.

"That is when I told him I would love to join Arsenal."

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