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Jermain Defoe, who was on target in the 1st-leg, will be hoping to add to Portsmouth’s 2-0 lead when they travel to Guimaraes in the UEFA Cup.

Thierry Henry has played down talk linking him with a move away from Barcelona, saying he is happy at the club.

The Frenchman’s future at Camp Nou has been the subject of speculation, with the player thought to be unhappy with being played in a left-wing role by coach Pep Guardiola, rather than his preferred central position.

However, the 31-year-old insists he is happy at the club and claimed that the side’s celebrations following their 2-1 win against Shakhtar Donetsk on Wednesday, showed the renewed spirit within the camp.

“I am happy at Barcelona and you can see that when everyone was off the bench when we scored,” Henry told the club’s official website.

“We have a very good atmosphere in the team. It helps us to win games like the won that we have won here.

“We have changed the tactics but the team has the same attitude and character. It is better to win with goals and quality but sometimes you have to win like this.”

Henry was replaced by Lionel Messi just before the hour mark and he believes the diminutive Argentine, who scored both goals on the night, is the best player in the world.

“I am very pleased for Leo because he is the best player in the world,” added Henry.

Jermain Defoe, who was on target in the 1st-leg, will be hoping to add to Portsmouth’s 2-0 lead when they travel to Guimaraes in the UEFA Cup.

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