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Montreal Impact coach Henry: What I learned from Wenger at Arsenal

Montreal Impact coach Thierry Henry has spoken of the influence of former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger.

After a disastrous spell at Monaco in which he was sacked in under three months Henry is now in charge of MLS side Montral Impact.

Speaking to the Daily Mail, Henry explained that Wenger helped him appreciate the value of getting to know teammates inside out.

"He made me realise, 'Stop asking yourself the wrong question and ask yourself the right question.'" Henry said.

"You need to analyse who you are playing with. Can Dennis Bergkamp play you the ball? Can Freddie Ljungberg? Dennis could, he could find me anywhere, Freddie couldn't, he was a different type of player.

"I started to think of the game backwards. I realised, 'Oh, hold on, it is my fault, it is my responsibility, don't make the same run if Freddie has the ball.'

"I need to make my players realise the same, make them think differently and take responsibility. You'd be amazed how many players don't actually talk before they go on the field. You need to know each other- talk!"

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