Arsenal legend Ian Wright has criticised the club's decision to sell midfielder Granit Xhakathis summer especially after his impressive performances with the Switzerland team at the Euro 2020 tournament. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640"] https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CkBxiZlWgAAgC6W?format=jpg&name=small[/caption] Switzerland skipper Xhaka was one of the best players at the Euro 2020 tournament as he helped his country reach the last eight before they were knocked out by Spain via penalties. He missed the quarterfinal clash with the three-time champions due to suspension and a lot of people think the outcome might have been different if Xhaka played the game. Spain and Switzerland played out a 1-1 draw at the end of 120 minutes before the Spaniards booked a semi-final berth at the end of the dreaded penalty shootout.
Arsenal legend Ian Wright has disclosed that Liverpool fans were not right for criticising Senegalese international Sadio Mane for his performances this season. While speaking on his Wrighty's House Podcast, Ian Wright said he has seen some Liverpool fans criticised Mane for underperforming this season and he was surprised at the criticisms. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1200"] https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E2FmdnFWUAUj0TQ.jpg[/caption] Ian Wright went on to say that it was the same Mane who got Liverpool to where they wanted to be and that's in the Champions League rather than the Europa League.
Premier League and Arsenal legend Ian Wright has urged his former club to conduct a smart transfer business in the summer, and he has also suggested a player they should sign as well. According to multiple sources, Arsenal will be in the market this summer to sign a couple of players who they believe can help them with their ambitions of competing against the league's big boys next season. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1125"] https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EgqqHxgX0AEmuzM.jpg[/caption] The Gunners have since been linked to a couple of clubs within and outside England's top-flight, with reports claiming that they are also expecting some departures in the summer. Wright has said that regardless of the list of transfer targets the club have already prepared, they should find a way to add Yves Bissouma to the list as he believes that the midfielder would be a top signing for the Gunners.
Arsenal legend Ian Wright is worried about one of the current players at his former club after the game with Southampton in the Premier League last night. Ian Wright revealed his worry about young Arsenal attacker Bukayo Saka who has been in sensational form for the Gunners this season. Ian Wright spoke about Bukayo Saka while he was on Premier League TV. According to Ian Wright, the workload and the creative burden on Nigerian-born England international Bukayo Saka is too much. Ian Wright also mentioned other Arsenal players like Thomas Partey and Emile Smith-Rowe. Ian Wright pointed out that both Smith-Rowe and Parteywent off withcramp during the Southampton game which ended in a 3-1 victory for the Gunners.
Former Arsenal striker Ian Wright has singled out defender Gabriel Magalhaes for praise after the Gunners continued their recent poor run in the league with a defeat at home to Wolverhampton Wanderers. According to the Arsenal legend, Gabriel Magalhaes was the only player who tried to make things happen for the Gunners during the game and that the Brazilian centre back is the only shining light in a very poor Premier League campaign until date. Ian Wright was speaking to Premier League productions shortly after the game played at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday evening. The ex-England international was visibly not happy with the display from the Arsenal players as the club slumped to a third consecutive league defeat at home following the 2-1 loss to Wolves.
Arsenal legend Ian Wright defended Matteo Guendouzi’s reaction in his clash with Brighton star Neal Maupay. Ian opines that the Arsenal stars need to ‘fight’ more in games rather than accepting whatever happens. The Gunners lost their second straight game since the league resumed. They had crashed 3-0 to Manchester City but the game against the Seagulls was expected to end in victory. However, goals from Lewis Dunk and Maupay cancelled Nicolas Pepe’s earlier goal.