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Gary Neville on playing against a young Thierry Henry for the first time

He also admits that he never imagined the Frenchman would become a superstar
Dec 31st 2014, 12:05 AM 8,659 13

Source: Sky Sports/YouTube

WITH THE WELL-DOCUMENTED news that Thierry Henry is set to join Sky in a lucrative deal to become a pundit, some of the station’s other analysts have been recalling their memories of the former star’s playing days.

In the clip above, Neville likens Henry’s development from an erratic winger to a world-class striker to that of the similarly sudden progression of Cristiano Ronaldo.

Neville also admits that he never imagined his young opponent would become a superstar when the ex-United full-back came up against the Frenchman during his early days at Monaco.

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