Let us know your thoughts in the comments. Chelsea's whole system depended on him, this can't be quantified by assists and goals and can only be judged by watching him play. "Henry: 30 goals, 6 assists in 2003/04, Drogba: 29 goals, 10 assists in 2009/10. You can see the full thread below: pic.twitter.com/Z17406jFgi. Drogba also never made the three-man Ballon d'Or shortlist, which Henry managed twice. Topics: Didier Drogba, Football News, Chelsea, Football fan, Premier League, Arsenal, Champions League, Football twitter, thierry henry. The greatest premier league striker of all time. Depending on which team one supports, the best striker the Premier League has ever seen can vary from Alan Shearer to Wayne Rooney, Thierry Henry, Sergio Aguero and the contemporary Harry Kane. Thread: Why Thierry Henry was a better footballer than Didier Drogba. A very different style of player, one who boasted more panache and was of course the talisman of one of the greatest sides English football has ever seen. He obviously hates YOUR football team and has no interest in synchronised swimming. 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Drogba is a complete striker Henry is one dimensional Can you name an important game Henry scored in like a Semi or final of the CL, or final of the FA cup, his achievement with France well he should thank the likes of Zidane, Djorkaef, Deschamp etc. Published 9:49 PM, Saturday October 10 2020 GMT+1. Do you have a groundbreaking story you would like us to publish? In the end, majority of the Twitter back and forth revolved around Henry vs Drogba. And of course 'Football Twitter' wouldn't be the kind of place we all know and love without someone pointing to a thread from two years ago that served to prove it was actually Drogba who was better. He was a powerhouse who could score anything from the gritty, right-place, right-time goals, to outrageous long-range thunderbolts. Goals away at White Hart Lane: Henry = 1. pic.twitter.com/3LbQGe2CA1, Let's not forget, Drogba also conceded a penalty in the UCL final. The Ivorian had it all. At 23 years old, Drogba had an immense 3 league goals and 1 assist at Ligue 1 side Guingamp. For United fans, they dragged their legend Wayne Rooney in the debate and despite being the Premier League’s second all-time goalscorer with 208 goals, the fact that he quit England for the US pretty much cost him some points in fans’ minds. Kenyans weigh in on Coronavirus | Tuko TV: Leave your email to receive our newsletter, Get the news that matters from one of the leading news sites in Kenya, Drop your mail and be the first to get fresh news. However the pair are still miles apart when it comes to who is the greatest in the current era and one fan's viral thread on Twitter has shown just how good Henry was, compared to the Ivorian. Bayern Munich had 23 SHOTS. The stats beg to differ, at least when he's compared to Henry. Alan Shearer's record 260 goals place him firmly in the mix, but Thierry Henry was unmatched for sheer ability. Drogba = 3. Now, Chelsea fans will argue Didier Drogba deserves a place in that conversation. Nobody is saying Drogba wasn't one of English football's great strikers - but fans will want to think twice before comparing him to Henry again. - Fans of the two legends had an interesting debate on Twitter on who was the better goalscorer, - The debate revolved around the number of goals to abilities as a striker and trophies won, - Chelsea fans argued Drogba was simply better because of his cup final goal record but Arsenal fans said Henry was a better striker and had a highher goal tally of 175. Drogba only scored more than 15 goals a season twice, so there's no argument about consistency. Who is the Premier League's greatest ever striker? Tottenham fans also had a say in the argument as they brought in Harry Kane who has been the North London club’s top scorer in the last five seasons. pic.twitter.com/zccqLFTFcY, Thierry Henry, simply the greatest Premier League player of all time. While Chelsea only had 6. The Gunners hero didn't achieve any of that through selfishness either, with 20 more assists in just four more appearances. Only facts. In his first spell in west London, the striker got 157 goals in 341 appearances under his belt. There was a school of thought that Drogba carried Chelsea on some occasions. All Rights Reserved. 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When it comes to discussions about the greatest ever Premier League player Henry has to be in the conversation, and the Frenchman might even be number one. pic.twitter.com/fzImXQf8qs, Henry got the Premier League player of the season award 2 times, and was in the Ballon d'Or top three 2 times as well. Who do you think was better, Henry or Drogba? Drogba however, has scored 15+ goals, only TWO TIMES.Consistency vs Purple patches. 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