Vermes reveals former Gunners captain Henry will captain the side and names two other starters.
MLS All-Stars head-coach Peter Vermes has revealed New York Red Bulls striker Thierry Henry will start Wednesday’s game against A.S. Roma, and will also be wearing the captain’s armband.
The Sporting Kansas City coach has also named Kansas City midfielder Graham Zuzi and FC Dallas goalkeeper Raul Fernandez as definite starters, although all 18 squad members are expected to play.
Thierry Henry has been at the Red Bulls since 2010 and has had a good 2013, scoring 7 and making 5 assists in 20 appearances.
The All-Star squad list for tomorrow evening is as follows:
Goalkeepers: Raúl Fernández (FC Dallas), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake)
Defenders: Corey Ashe (Houston Dynamo), Matt Besler (Sporting Kansas City), Tony Beltran (Real Salt Lake), Aurélien Collin (Sporting Kansas City), Omar Gonzalez (LA Galaxy), DeAndre Yedlin (Seattle Sounders FC)
Midfielders: Kyle Beckerman (Real Salt Lake), Patrice Bernier (Montreal Impact), Jack McInerney (Philadelphia Union), Brad Davis (Houston Dynamo), Will Johnson (Portland Timbers), Mike Magee (Chicago Fire), Graham Zusi (Sporting Kansas City)
Forwards: Marco Di Vaio (Montreal Impact), Thierry Henry (New York Red Bulls), Robbie Keane (LA Galaxy), Camilo Sanvezzo (Vancouver Whitecaps FC), Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes)