The Club legend and all-time record goalscorer started his career on the wing, and similarly to Van Persie, made a successful transition to centre forward.
Wenger still believes the 34-year-old has the capability to play out wide despite loosing his blistering pace that he used to terrorize defences.
He still has the reflexes of a winger. When he is on the left side he can still pass people and deliver. But it demands a lot of physical effort and it is more suited to a player who is between 20 and 30. But he can still do it.
Even physically he had exceptional quality [before], so even if he has dropped a little bit, he is still good. When you are average and drop a little bit you become very average.
[on Van Persie and Henry partnering upfront] They can play together as long as the team is balanced. If it is balanced offensively and defensively then they can.
But we are in a structure with two wingers so it is difficult to find the balance.
While Henry may be able to play out wide, I feel that he is more useful upfront as a ‘super sub’ against a tough Swansea side so he can support Van Persie up front.
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As the match progresses Song could be shifted into defence, and Djourou or Squillaci (whoever plays centreback) could be taken off for Henry so Arsenal can then play 4-4-2.
Alternatively he could be brought on for Ramsey and become an attacking midfielder but perhaps play a little higher. What do you think? Feel free to comment below!