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Arsenal to unveil statues of Herbert Chapman, Tony Adams and Thierry Henry

Arsenal legends Chapman, Adams and Henry to be honoured with statues

Arsenal will unveil statues of Herbert Chapman, Tony Adams and Thierry Henry to mark the club’s 125th anniversary this weekend.

The club have earmarked Friday for the official unveiling of the statues outside the Emirates Stadium as part of the club’s celebrations.

Chapman, who led the club to their first league titles in 1931 and 1933, Adams, who captained Arsenal to five league titles across three decades, and Henry, the club’s record goalscorer with 226, will be the men honoured.

Feat: Herbert Chapman

Feat: Herbert Chapman

Rock: Tony Adams

Rock: Tony Adams

Goals: Thierry Henry

Goals: Thierry Henry

In May the Gunners revealed their newhome kit to mark the 125 years since the club – founded in Woolwich, south London, in 1886 as The Royal Arsenal – was born.

And earlier this year the club collaborated with shirt designers Nike to produce a short film called Forever Forward.

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The film paid respects to the club”s past and the vision of things to come.

It featured insight from players and fans Spike Lee, DJ and producer Gilles Peterson, and striker Theo Walcott.