Thierry Henry absolutely raved about West Ham United star Michail Antonio, when speaking on Sky Sports Monday Night Football last night (May 3rd, 08:06pm).

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The 31-year-old returned to action for the Hammers last night having missed our last three and-a-half games.

And boy did he come back with a bang!

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David Moyes embraces Michail Antonio (Photo by PETER POWELL/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Antonio scored both our goals against the Clarets last night and put in a proper shift for the entire 90 minutes.

There were no signs of Michy protecting his hamstrings last night, that’s for sure.

Thierry Henry a huge Michail Antonio fan

The powerful 31-year-old attacker is a very popular figure at the London Stadium. He has plenty of admirers outside of the club as well, however.

Henry absolutely raved about Michy’s ‘contagious’ work ethic, when speaking on Sky Sports Monday Night Football last night (May 3rd, 08:06pm):

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Thierry Henry (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

“He’s contagious. He works hard every single time. When you play with someone like that and see him battling for everything. More than time to time he will score a goal for you as well. If he didn’t get as many injuries this season maybe they would have been even higher, who knows?”

 

It really is great to have Michail Antonio back and firing on all cylinders heading into our final four games.

The 31-year-old recently signed a new £100k-a-week contract with the Hammers according to The Mirror (November 15th, page 74). And he clearly has so much still to offer.

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West Ham still have a good chance of qualifying for the Champions League. We probably need at least three wins and a draw from our last four games in order to make that happen, however.

With Michy back, however, we should fancy our chances of doing just that.

Thierry Henry’s comments should give the Hammers ace a real boost of confidence as well. A great night all-round!

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