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Lukaku praises Henry’s coaching

Coaching seems to suit the Arsenal legend

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Could this be the smiling face of a future Arsenal coach?
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Everton striker Romelu Lukaku has had a terrific start to the Premier League season, and he credits this to Arsenal legend Thierry Henry, according to ESPN FC.

Henry is currently serving as an assistant coach for the Belgium national team. He joined new Belgium manager Roberto Martinez’s staff this summer but is already making an impact, if Lukaku’s praise is anything to go by.

"It's not easy with him, he's very demanding. I hadn't experienced that before. Even when I make a good pass, if the ball bobbles a little bit, he pulls me up on it," Lukaku said.

“Thanks to him, I'm more intelligent in my movement, and so I'm caught offside less . . . He's also teaching me things about finishing, controlling the ball and how I see the game. Back in the day, he made 10 assists a season, I'd like to emulate him."

Well, there you have it. Thierry Henry is a good coach and now we can all start fantasizing about him taking over as Arsenal manager and leading the club to a treble.