Aberdeen striker Jay-Emmanuel Thomas says conversations with Arsenal legend Thierry Henry rank with the best moments in his career.

The Arsenal academy graduate has signed with Aberdeen for the 2021/22 cinch Premiership season after a successful term with league rivals Livingston. Emmanuel-Thomas was a highly-rated prospect at the Emirates before forging a successful career in the English Football League.

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The Arsenal academy graduate is a Don. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

While making his way through the Arsenal system, he had guidance from Henry, the legendary French striker who helped guide Arsene Wenger’s team to an invincible Premier League title win. Emmanuel-Thomas says his advice was memorable.

The Aberdeen striker said (EP): “I had numerous conversations with Thierry Henry when I was younger about playing as a striker. Speaking to people like Thierry Henry I collected information, retained it and crafted certain aspects of my game off things that he told me. That was probably the best part of my career in terms of taking advantage.”

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