Newspaper reports in Spain say that Henry has verbally agreed to join Barcelona in July. Just heard it on talkSport. I'll have a trawl online to try and find something rock solid. edit// A very rough translation on what has appeared on http://www.sport.es/default.asp?idpublicacio_PK=44&idioma=CAS&idnoticia_PK=274793&idseccio_PK=803&h= 'Henry already has agreed al Barça. The forward one French is tied verbally and they exist, in these moments, 90 percent of possibilities that be the acquisition star for the next season. Neither the club blaugrana neither the player, evidently, they are going to confirm in these moments the agreement, because the scorer has contract in vigor with the Arsenal, but Henry already has decided to abandon the English, in which military assembly during the last seven seasons. Rijkaard has been one of the responsible for explaining him to Henry the sports project (to see SPORTS of June 21, 2005). The technician and the French player maintain a narrow relation of friendship, that was forged between 1995 and 1998, when both coincided living in Monaco: Henry, like the footballer of the team of the Principality, and Rijkaard as footballer recently withdrawn of the Ajax. The contacts have followed through the years and they have intensified in recent months already with a very clear interest: to convince him that al came Barça. '