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Henry pays price for ill transition from punditry to coaching

At the peak of his powers, Thierry Henry combined the grace and speed of a gazelle with the finish of a sniper. His 228 goals in 377 games for Arsenal between 1999 and 2007 will probably stand forever.

But, as a manager, he has made the same basic error that Gary Neville did at Peter Lim's Valencia four years ago.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on January 27, 2019, with the headline 'Henry pays price for ill transition from punditry to coaching'. Print Edition | Subscribe