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RC Lens has impressed Thierry Henry a great deal this year, and he has praised them as the best Ligue 1 team to watch.

The French top tier league’s fewest losses this season have come from RC Lens, managed by Franck Haise, with four, one fewer than fifth-place Paris Saint-Germain.

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Henry has praised Lens’ aggressive style of play, Get Football reports, which has helped them move up to third in the Ligue 1 standings after matchday 32.

“The star of this team is simply the team. It’s contagious when you see a team going forward, fighting together, regardless of the starting XI. This team is really difficult to manoeuvre,” the France legend commented.

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Last season, RC Lens finished 7th in Ligue 1 but this term, the Artois side are pushing to qualify for the Champions League.

They currently sit 3rd on the table with 66 points after 32 games.

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Lens boost Champions League hopes

Meanwhile, RC Lens improved its Champions League chances with a 3-0 home win over Monaco in Ligue 1, a direct rival for a place in Europe’s top club competition, Sportstar reports.

Belgium striker, Lois Openda scored twice before half-time and set up midfielder, Adrien Thomasson for the third goal in the second half, lifting the team to third place on 66 points with seven games remaining.

Monaco is now in fourth place, five points behind second-placed Olympique de Marseille, tied on 66 points with RC Lens after defeating Olympique Lyonnais on Sunday.

Henry: Messi should snub PSG

Earlier, Sports Brief reported on Paris Saint-Germain forward, Lionel Messi being urged to rejoin Barcelona in what would be a fairy tail reunion.

The comment was made by the legendary Henry, who played alongside the Argentine at the Catalans giants between 2007 and 2010.

Messi’s current deal with PSG expires this summer, with negotiations between the player’s entourage and the club said to have hit a roadblock.


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