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Arsenal, Chelsea, Man City, Man Utd and Spurs target reveals hero

Poland's Robert Lewandowski. Picture: John Walton/EMPICS Poland's Robert Lewandowski. Picture: John Walton/EMPICS

Monday, November 19, 2012
1:58 PM

Borussia Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski has revealed that he admired Thierry Henry during the Frenchman’s time at Arsenal.

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The Poland international has been linked with a move to the Gunners in the past as well as Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea and Tottenham.

“I didn’t have one particular idol, but there was a player I tried to follow. It was Henry in his time at Arsenal,” Lewandowski told Uefa.com.

“I liked the way he played and moved on the pitch. I think he was a great player.”

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Arsenal

Nickname: The Gunners.

Ground: Emirates Stadium (capacity 60,361).

Founded: 1886.

Honours: First Division (until 1992) and Premier League: 1931, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1938, 1948, 1953, 1971, 1989, 1991, 1998, 2002, 2004.

FA Cup: 1930, 1936, 1950, 1971, 1989, 1991, 1998, 2002, 2003, 2005.

League Cup: 1987, 1993.

Fairs Cup: 1970.

Cup Winners’ Cup: 1994.

Leading goalscorer: Thierry Henry, 228.

Leading appearances: David O’Leary, 722.