Thierry Henry says farewell to the Arsenal away fans. Photo: Getty Images
NEW York Red Bulls head of global soccer Gerard Houllier said
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger had not yet contacted him over a loan return for striker Thierry Henry.
Henry has been photographed at
Arsenal's matches this season sparking speculation he could return to the Emirates, as he did in January 2012, to keep himself fit during
Major League Soccer's off-season.
Used by Wenger as an impact player from the bench, Henry netted late winners against
Leeds United in the FA Cup and
Sunderland in the
"For now, we have not had any formal request from
Arsene Wenger to loan
Thierry Henry," Houllier told Canal Plus in
"I am not sure both parties want to have this second comeback. I think Thierry needs rest. He is about to become a father and I think he will want to enjoy the break."
Wenger himself has been reluctant to comment on the possibility of Henry's return and said last week there was nothing to report.