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Arsenal Legend Thierry Henry To Pocket £4m A Year With Sky Sports Deal

Recently retired striker won’t be going hungry anytime soon.

Former Arsenal star Thierry Henry is set to become the highest paid football pundit in the country when he joins Sky Sports next year, the Independent reports.

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The former Arsenal and Barcelona striker, who retired on Tuesday, will be paid £4m a year – a figure that will eclipse the reported £1.2m a year that Gary Neville earns with the channel.

The Former France international will still work with the BBC during their coverage of major tournaments, though he will not be permitted to work with BT Sport, who were also said to be keen on securing his services.

Having signed a six-year deal with Sky, he will subsequently put his plans to go into coaching on hold for the time being.

He had recently admitted that he intends to do his coaching badges soon, and though he would love to one day manage Arsenal he confessed that he will have to prove himself elsewhere first.

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