WATCH: Thierry Henry was full of praise for Shane Long today

Sky Sports pundit picked him out as his Man of the Match

Shane Long, Southampton

Southampton's Shane Long (right) celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game with teammate Dusan Tadic during the Barclays Premier League match at St Marys, Southampton. PRESS ASSOCIATION

Shane Long got the ball rolling for Southampton today with the opening goal as they beat Manchester City 4-2 today. 

And his display earned the praise of Arsenal legend and Sky Sports pundit Thierry Henry, who lauded the way the in-form Ireland striker set the tone for the Saints today.

Indeed, he was Man of the Match in Henry's eyes after the game: