Crystal Palace’s Aaron Wan-Bissaka has named Arsenal legend Thierry Henry as his idol rising up, whereas revealing that he comes from a household of Gunners followers.

Though he is presently amidst his first season as a first-team participant, Wan-Bissaka has already needed to take care of his justifiable share of difficult opponents – and the 21-year-old additionally named Chelsea’s Eden Hazard because the cream of the crop. 

Wan-Bissaka has began all however considered one of Palace’s Premier League video games to this point this season, dealing with off with the likes of Sadio Mane and Leroy Sane, in addition to Hazard, to call only a few excessive profile opposing wingers he is locked horns with from the proper of the Palace again 4.

Talking solely to 90min, nonetheless, he required little time to suppose on it when requested who’s the toughest participant he is confronted to this point, swiftly and succinctly answering ‘​Hazard.’

Whereas he is achieved an admirable job of defending towards the likes of Hazard to this point in his fledgling profession, the England youth worldwide additionally revealed within the quickfire interview that his sport hasn’t all the time been about defending – as he as soon as aspired to emulate his idol Henry. 


“It was laborious for me rising up, as a result of ​Palace have been my native crew, however my household supported ​Arsenal

“Once I was youthful, I needed to attain targets, and that was what Thierry Henry was doing, enjoying in an identical place to the place I used to play.”

He additionally revealed that he prefers Messi to Ronaldo, and fewer controversially, that Wilfried Zaha is the very best participant he is performed with in his profession to this point.


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