English Premiership

Henry questions reasons for Vardy delay

2016-06-13 10:10
Jamie Vardy (AP)

Cape Town - Arsenal legend Thierry Henry says he does not understand why Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy is delaying making a decision over reported interest from the Gunners.

The England international has been heavily linked with a move to Arsenal recently, with reports suggesting that the London outfit had triggered his £20m release clause.

However, Vardy has seemingly delayed making a decision on his future until he returns from the European Championship in France.

"All I can say is if I was playing for Leicester and I had Arsenal coming, and I'm 29, I would have gone. But I'm not Jamie Vardy," Henry told BBC Radio 5 Live.

"Either he has another proposition on the table, or Arsenal doesn't seem attractive to him anymore."

Henry also questioned whether Vardy would suit Arsenal, saying his talents did not compliment the London club's possession-based style.

"He had an amazing season, don't get me wrong, it will go down in history," Henry added. "But I have my question marks about if he can play in the last third when teams are waiting for you.

"He's been brilliant, but I'm just asking some questions along the way."

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