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Thierry Henry hinted

This morning the Premier League revealed on social media a campaign to start their own hall of fame.

A number of former footballers were featured in the video tape alluding towards the first entry.

Glen Hoddle, Jamie Carragher and Harry Redknapp all featured and spoke about a forward and goalscorer.

“It was a nightmare to play against him,” said Carragher.

“He’s the best goalscorer the Premier League has ever seen,” said former Arsenal striker Ian Wright.

What followed was clips of goals scored by the player and it became quickly apparent that these were the works of the Arsenal legendary forward Thierry Henry.

: The Premier League Hall of Fame

#PLHallOfFame pic.twitter.com/Wp8eCFiu6P

— Premier League (@premierleague) April 18, 2021

The plan is to reveal another Hall of Famer before the next entries are opened up to the public vote.

Two retired players will become inaugural inductees to the Premier League Hall of Fame tomorrow❗

Fans will then be invited to vote and help select 6️⃣ more players to join them

All you need to know about the #PLHallOfFame https://t.co/akNOiJxf64 pic.twitter.com/GQ7rTwLt5X

— Premier League (@premierleague) April 18, 2021

Rooney rates Henry over Aguero

With Sergio Aguero leaving Manchester City at the end of the season and the possibility of him leaving the country altogether much has been discussed as to where he would rate amongst the all-time Premier League strikers.

Former Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney has had his say and believes that whilst the Argentine is ‘right up there’ he is still, in his view, behind Henry.

“Aguero has been fantastic and is certainly right up there,” Rooney said.

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY – MARCH 16: Sergio Aguero of Manchester City looks on during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 match between Manchester City and Borussia Moenchengladbach at Puskas Arena on March 16, 2021 in Budapest, Hungary. Manchester City face Borussia Moenchengladbach at a neutral venue in Budapest behind closed doors to prevent the spread of Covid-19 variants. (Photo by Manchester City FC/Manchester City FC via Getty Images)

“But if I was asked to choose then I’d probably say Thierry Henry was the best foreign player.

“There’s a few in a pack just behind him who are right up there like Aguero, Ruud van Nistelrooy, Dennis Bergkamp and Eric Cantona.”

Could Aguero one day join Henry in this incoming Premier League Hall of Fame?

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