November 18, 2011

LONDON (Reuters) -- Arsenal's record goal scorer and New York Red Bulls striker Thierry Henry is back at the London club training to maintain his fitness in the MLS off-season but there is no question of him playing.

"I think it is an honour and a pleasure [to have him around]," manager Arsene Wenger, who brought the Frenchman to Arsenal in 1999, told the club's website (www.arsenal.com).

"His future is in the States," added Wenger. "He is going back in February. Until then we will just help him to practise and keep fit."

Arsenal will be without full backs Kieran Gibbs and Carl Jenkinson for the match at Norwich City on Saturday (1245). Midfielder Abou Diaby is back in training.

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