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Henry begins a new chapter with an Italian club and reveals why he left Juventus

Former Barcelona and Arsenal star Thierry Henry of France revealed his aspirations for Italian club Como, as well as the reasons why he left the Juventus ranks, in the early millennium.    French soccer icon Henry was presented by Serie B at a press conference in the city overlooking Lake Como and appeared alongside CEO and former Chelsea captain Dennis Wise of England.



 Former Barcelona and Arsenal star Thierry Henry of France revealed his aspirations for Italian club Como, as well as the reasons why he left the Juventus ranks, in the early millennium.


French soccer icon Henry was presented by Serie B at a press conference in the city overlooking Lake Como and appeared alongside CEO and former Chelsea captain Dennis Wise of England.


"I know the Italian passion for football, and I didn't hesitate when I had this opportunity to start a new chapter of my life," Henry said, in remarks quoted by Football Italy.


He added:


 "I spoke to Cesc Fabregas and Gianluca Zambrota, with whom I played in Barcelona, Cesc will be among the champions and make a great contribution, whether he starts or not."


Henry continued: 


"One of the goals that drove me to this experience is to invest in the Cuomo community and create cooperation with local people through initiatives that can be useful for job creation."


The 45-year-old former star completed: 


  1. "Cuomo has a beautiful history
  2. she is known for the beauty of the city and the lake
  3. but we hope she will soon be known for football."


As for his presence in Cuomo, he said:


  1. I am Roberto Martinez's assistant with Belgium and a football analyst in France
  2. but I will be here when I can
  3. but at present there are many ways to communicate."


As for his brief tenure at Juventus, he said:


  •  "I loved the club, and I would have stayed if it wasn't for one person, I have great respect for Italian football
  • I'm from the same generation of champions as Andrea Pirlo and Gennaro Gattuso."
  • Henry starred in the stadiums as a rare-style target and won several titles during his career with several clubs
  • including Arsenal and Barcelona, Spain, and was part of the French team alongside 1998 World Cup winner Zinedine Zidane.


He retired in 2015 and then trained Canada's Monaco and Montreal before becoming a television analyst.


Indonesia's Djarom-owned club Cuomo is seeking to return to Serie A for the first time since 2003, after rising from the fourth tier following its bankruptcy in 2017 to second, to finish 13th last season.