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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger confirmed that he is happy with his relationship with the French striker despite reports they had fallen out over Henry’s injury problems.

“I sat down with Thierry on Monday to discuss his fitness and there is no problem between us,” said Wenger.

“There is no problem between us, we have always had a strong relationship and that remains the case.”

According to reports, Arsenal captain Henry stormed out of training on Friday after being told he would not play against Tottenham on Saturday.

“As you know Thierry keeps picking up niggling injuries which are down to fatigue.

“The medical team has now assessed the situation and although it’s difficult to predict exactly, Thierry will be out for at least a few weeks as he needs time to recover.

“Of course I am aware of stories circulating in the media about out meeting last Friday.

“I just feel that it’s important to reiterate that there’s no problem between us, in fact, we have always had a strong relationship and that remains the case.

“I wanted to clear this up and end any further speculation as it is a pivotal week in our season.”

Henry had earlier told French newspaper L’Equipe, that although he was frustrated at being told to rest, he had no desire to leave Arsenal.

“I must stop for at least a month for the pain to go away, but I did not squabble with Arsene,” said Henry, 29.

“Yes, I did get angry about it because I cannot help out my team on the pitch. It’s something I find hard to accept.

“As for the club, they have the same ambitions as me.

“Regarding the recruitment in the summer, my confidence was not betrayed. I am at Arsenal for life. I will not go to Barcelona.

“After 60 matches in 2006, there comes a time when your body tells you to stop and you have to listen,” he said.

Wenger now look set to be without the striker for up to six Premiership matches as including Sunday’s clash with Chelsea.

“We are not a one-man team. We have 20 good players and it’s down to me to make a good team,” he said.

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