Tag: Ian Wright

Arsenal striker happy to be compared to Ian Wright

Alexandre Lacazette is flattered by the comparisons drawn between him and Arsenal legend, Ian Wright.

Arsenal legend believes £400k contract is necessary

Ian Wright has said that Arsenal should pay Alexis £400k to keep him at the club.

Ian Wright wants these world-class strikers if Arsenal sell Sanchez

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Former Arsenal striker and current BT Sport pundit Ian Wright wants either Robert Lewandowski, or Diego Costa should the Gunners lost Alexis Sanchez this summer.

Ian Wright misses out on chance to be a Star Wars...

Apparently Ian Wright missed out on the chance to be a stormtrooper in The Force Awakens because he's not tall enough.

Ian Wright wishes Arsenal's new young signing "good luck"

As the Henry Onyekuru's reported move to Arsenal edges closer and closer, Arsenal legend, Ian Wright, had his say on the Gunners' newest potential signing.

Ian Wright terrified Wenger will walk away from Arsenal

Ian Wright believes that Arsene Wenger leaving Arsenal this week would be a total disaster but he's in luck as it seems a new...

Legend backs Arsenal fans as they ready massive anti-Kroenke protest at...

Ian Wright has backed Arsenal fans who are planning to unfurl anti-Kroenke banners at Wembley during the Gunners' FA Cup final clash against Chelsea.

Video: Ian Wright v AP McCoy

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Arsenal legend, Ian Wright, and former 20-times Champion Jockey Sir Anthony McCoy, A.K.A. AP McCoy, recently took part in the rather hilarious 'Couldn't hit a barn door football challenge' ahead of the Gunners' FA Cup final clash against Chelsea.

Wright supports Arsenal fans’ boycott

Ian Wright has spoken up in support of the Arsenal fans' recent boycott of the Sunderland clash at the Emirates.

Ian Wright hits out at Arsenal fans over Adams abuse

Former Arsenal striker Ian Wright has taken to social media to criticise supporters who have showered Tony Adams with abuse after his comments on Arsene Wenger were revealed this week.

Arsenal pundit: This is great news!

Ian Wright believes that it's 'great news' that Alisher Usmanov put in a bid to buy Arsenal this week.

Adams: Wenger changed training to suit Wright angering everyone else

Tony Adams has revealed in his new autobiography, Sober, that Arsene Wenger changed the time of Arsenal's training sessions to suit Ian Wright, which angered everyone else in the process.

Man held responsible for Arsenal's transfer failings to leave in summer

Arsenal's chief transfer negotiator Dick Law is set to leave the club this summer, if recent reports are to be believed.

Arsenal legend: Players would rather sign for Tottenham than Arsenal

Ian Wright believes that, right now, players would much rather sign for Spurs than Arsenal.

Arsenal legend in astonishing rant about Arsenal, Wenger & Gazidis

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Ian Wright has described the situation at Arsenal, in which everyone answers to Arsene Wenger, as 'embarrassing'.

BBC MOTD reach new levels of ridiculousness with Arsenal v West...

BBC's Match of the Day reached new levels of ridiculousness on Wednesday night with their analysis of Arsenal's game against West Ham.

Ian Wright: This is typical of Arsenal

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Ian Wright has hit out at the Arsenal board for the way they just let Arsene Wenger do whatever he wants at the club

Podcast: David Rocastle, Arsenal's most beloved number 7: With Ian Wright...

Listen as we relive Rocastle's Arsenal career with exclusive soundbites from Ian Wright while other former Arsenal players reveal what they truly felt about the great man.

ian Wright 'praying' for Arsenal after Lincoln City win

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Ian Wright said he's 'praying' for Arsenal to win the FA Cup and finish in the top four, however he does not believe that will change anything at the club.

Arsenal legend - If I was Alexis I'd want to leave

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Ian Wright has pointed out what we can all see but don't quite want to believe right now: Alexis Sanchez is unsettled and probably wants to leave Arsenal.

Everton striker to snub former Arsenal man’s advice and sign new...

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Romelu Lukaku will sign a new deal at Everton according to his agent, rejecting calls from Ian Wright to return to Chelsea.

Chelsea nightmare, Hull mediocrity, Wenger’s future & more – Arsenal’s week...

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With another loss away to Chelsea in the Premier League last Saturday, questions regarding Arsene Wenger’s future at Arsenal have once again been raised.

Ian Wright doubles down on Wenger comments despite denial

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Ian Wright is standing behind the comments he made about Wenger getting ready to leave Arsenal at the end of the season, despite Arsene Wenger saying he never gave that impression at all.

Arsene Wenger denies Ian Wright’s take on his future at Arsenal

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Ian Wright caused something of a commotion this weekend after he revealed Arsenal Wenger told him he was ‘coming to the end’.

Ian Wright – Wenger didn't tell me he was leaving at...

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Late on Friday evening the internet was in something of a tizzy over comments from Ian Wright that Arsenal Wenger had told him he was on his way out.

Arsenal legend - They need to be more ruthless

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Ian Wright has explained how Arsenal need to be more ruthless on the pitch.

Ian Wright – This is what worries me about Arsenal

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In an exclusive column for the Sun, Ian Wright has spoken about what's currently worrying him about Arsenal, and it's not their ability.

Arsenal legend - Wenger needs to show faith in this Gunner

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Speaking after Arsenal's 3-1 win over Stoke on Saturday, former Gunner, Ian Wright, explained how Arsene Wenger should give Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain more of a chance.

Manchester United hero urges Arsenal to keep Alexis Sanchez at any...

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Rio Ferdinand, alongside Ian Wright on the BT Sport panel, has urged Arsenal to pay Alexis Sanchez whatever he wants.

Arsenal legend states the obvious about Manchester City star

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Ian Wright has somewhat jokingly suggested that if Arsenal buy Sergio Aguero from Manchester City, we'll win the Premier League; 'it's as simple as that'.

Wenger warned against taking England job

Ian Wright has admitted that he doesn't want Arsene Wenger to take the England job for "selfish reasons".

Arsenal legend explains why Giroud won't fit into current Arsenal side

Ian Wright explained to the Sun Goals Podcast why Olivier Giroud and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain simply don't fit into Arsenal's current attacking system.

Watch: Arsenal and Manchester United legends slam Mesut Ozil following Chelsea...

Ian Wright and Rio Ferdinand weren't too impressed with Mesut Ozil's selfie following Arsenal's 3-0 win over Chelsea on Saturday.

Arsenal legend confused over Chelsea man's banner near Emirates - fans...

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Ian Wright seems confused over why Arsenal still have a Cesc Fabregas banner up on Ken Friar bridge when the midfielder now plays for Chelsea.

Podcast: David Rocastle with Ian Wright interview

Listen as we relive Rocastle's Arsenal career with exclusive soundbites from Ian Wright while other former Arsenal players reveal what they truly felt about the great man.

Ian Wright to appear at the Reading Book Festival

Ian Wright has been confirmed as part of the lineup for this year’s Reading Book Festival.

Should ex-Arsenal players keep negative opinions to themselves?

The more desperate the situation at Arsenal grows, the more former players appear to be speaking up about it but is it really their business anymore?

Referee love + four more things we learned from Arsenal’s blank...

You wouldn’t think you could learn anything from a performance that was a carbon copy of a thousand we’ve watched before, but we did.

Are England's problems because of Tottenham and do they highlight Wenger's...

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On Monday night, I sat and watched my first game of the Euros since the opening Saturday of the tournament. It goes without saying, even...

Tuesday recap: Juve won’t leave Alexis alone, Gabigol bid submitted +...

Following the drama/hilarity of England getting knocked out of the Euros by Iceland, it was a ghost town in the Goonerverse on Tuesday.

Arsenal legend: England don't want Arsene Wenger

After England's embarrassing 2-1 defeat and elimination from the Euros at the hands of little ol' Iceland, and Roy Hodgson's resulting resignation, talk turned to who will take over; Ian Wright wasn't impressed with one particular name thrown into the hat.

'This star is the best no.10' - Arsenal legend agrees with...

After Germany's 3-0 win over Slovakia in the Euros on Sunday, Ian Wright revealed that he would have loved to play with Mesut Ozil and that he believes the midfielder can be the best no. 10 in the world.

Why Jamie Vardy can be Arsenal's new Ian Wright?

Arsenal have triggered Jamie Vardy's release clause, you've probably heard. Can he do for the Gunners what Ian Wright did when he arrived aged 27?

Do the Arsenal players' shirt numbers mean more than we think?

As you may have seen over the last few days, Arsenal players are currently engaging in a rather long-winded game of numerical musical chairs.

Arsenal legend: Gunners need to be more like Leicester

Arsenal legend, Ian Wright, doesn't believe Arsenal showed enough desire to win the title over Leicester City this season.

Arsenal legend names 4 players Arsenal can build around in summer...

Sitting third in the Premier League table, Arsenal aren't in a disastrous position...until you consider the teams in second and first.

Arsenal legend: These Gunners were all underrated

In an exclusive interview with Squawka, Ian Wright admitted that he believes Tony Adams, Lee Dixon, David Seaman, Nigel Winterburn and Steve Bould were all underrated, with David Hillier being the most undervalued player he's ever shared the pitch with.

Arsenal legend: I would have loved to play against this Manchester...

Ian Wright spoke exclusively to Squawka recently and revealed he would have loved to play against Manchester United's David de Gea.

Arsenal legend: Wenger will leave Gunners in 2017

Ian Wright reckons that although Arsene Wenger will see out the rest of his contract at Arsenal, he won't hang around any longer.

Wright names the only thing Wilshere needs to learn

Ian Wright believes that Jack Wilshere needs to be more ‘mature and wiser’ about the company he keeps if he is to make it as a top level footballer.

Legend 'delighted' with Iwobi, backs youngster to put pressure on underperforming...

Ian Wright spoke about Alex Iwobi's performance against Everton and revealed he's delighted with the fact we finally have a player putting pressure on...

Legend backs Arsenal to win title but wary of one thing...

Ian Wright sounded like just about every Arsenal fan after our 2-0 victory over Everton: he wants to believe we can win the Premier...

Arsenal legend believes Wenger will leave Gunners in summer

Ian Wright has backed Arsene Wenger to leave Arsenal in the summer if things stay as they are in the League. After a decent start...

Arsenal legend: Gunners need to be unpredictable, like Spurs

Ian Wright has gone where no Arsenal legend should ever have to go and said that the Gunners need to be more like Spurs. The...

Arsenal legend rules ex-club out of title race, tips Leicester or...

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Ian Wright was just an angry as us on Sunday after we threw away a fantastic opportunity to win at Old Trafford. We were playing...

Arsenal legend admits it's time to take Tottenham seriously

We're third in the Premier League table right now, bang in the middle of the title race and level on points with Manchester City. Picking...

Ian Wright urges Arsenal fans to stand by injured stars

Ian Wright has vehemently urged Arsenal fans to have some patience when it comes to Jack Wilshere and Danny Welbeck's injuries. The former Arsenal striker...

Wright: Giroud needs Welbeck and Walcott

After missing a couple of decent opportunities with his head on Sunday afternoon, the pitchforks are out for Olivier Giroud yet again. The striker is...

Arsenal legend thinks former Gunner would be a hit managing Aston...

One of Arsène Wenger's former players looks set to embark on a Premier League managerial career. Not Patrick Vieira, Thierry Henry or Dennis Bergkamp, but...

Ian Wright recommends Liverpool legend for assistant manager

Ian Wright has had his say on who he thinks should take over at Liverpool following Brendan Rodgers' dismissal, and he reckons former Liverpool...

Arsenal legend doesn't think Liverpool should go for Klopp

Arsenal legend Ian Wright has had his say on the managerial situation at Liverpool. The club sacked Brendan Rodgers on Sunday following a 1-1 draw...

Arsenal legend fearing Alexis will want to leave

Alexis Sánchez grabbed a goal and an assist on Tuesday night, but Arsenal still lost 3-2 to Olympiacos in the Champions League. The Chilean had...

Arsenal legend blasts goalkeeper for letting Wenger down

Ian Wright was understandably irate on BT Sport after Arsenal's 3-2 loss to Olympiacos in the Champions League on Tuesday night. The Arsenal legend believes...

Arsenal legend backs striker to double his worth at Manchester United

Ian Wright has previously spoken about Anthony Martial's lack of credentials on paper but now it appears he's made a bit of a U-turn...

Forward reveals that Arsenal legend is his inspiration on the pitch

Theo Walcott has revealed that he's learnt a lot of his game from Arsenal legend, Ian Wright. It's no secret that the two Englishman have...

Arsenal legend: Chelsea fans like Diego Costa but no one else...

Ian Wright was far from impressed by Diego Costa's display against Arsenal on Saturday. Speaking on BT Sport, the Arsenal legend said that, especially after...

Arsenal legend believes Benzema made a fool out of Gunners

It still appears that Ian Wright is smarting over Arsenal not signing Karim Benzema from Real Madrid during the transfer window. In fact, he seems...

Arsenal hitman questions Giroud's head

Arsenal legend, Ian Wright, has said that it appears Olivier Giroud isn't in a good place after getting sent off against Dinamo Zagreb. The former forward...

Arsenal's midfield strength, Walcott and dealing with Chelsea

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I wrote, on the eve of the new season, that Arsenal's squad depth gave them an excellent chance of winning their first league title...

After Stoke, can Walcott be the answer?

At the weekend, Stoke City were kind enough to roll over and have their tummy tickled, as is their want when visiting Islington, but...

Wright: Manchester United man could do with a start like mine...

Ian Wright believes Anthony Martial could do with starting his Manchester United career like he started his at Arsenal – with a goal in...

Arsenal legend unimpressed by Manchester United's huge signing

Ian Wright has had his say on Manchester United's new signing, Anthony Martial, and revealed that although he's open to being wrong, he doesn't...

Arsenal legend blasts Newcastle fans for being offensive bullies

Following Arsenal's 1-0 win against Newcastle in the Premier League, Ian Wright revealed that he was less than impressed with the behaviour of the...

Arsenal legend shows his distaste for Tottenham Hotspur

Ian Wright has once again shown his eternal disgust for Tottenham Hotspur by throwing their shirt in a some sort of body of water as...

Arsenal legend blasts 'deperate' Manchester United and 'slow' Rooney

Wrighty is confused by Manchester United's tactics.

Arsenal legend: Club are trying to sign Benzema

Ian Wright believes that Arsene Wenger's decision to play Theo Walcott as a striker has come five years too late and that they are...

Ian Wright blasts Arsenal man's positioning

Ian Wright is frustrated by Giroud's positioning.

Video: Arsenal legend questions mentality of the squad

Arsenal legend Ian Wright has questioned the mentality of Arsène Wenger's current squad. Speaking on BT Sport on Saturday, Wright said a poor mentality which doesn't...

Arsenal legend: Arsenal need to play like Chelsea

Ian Wright was worried by Sunday's performance against West Ham as we showed a lack of winning mentality.

Watch: Ian Wright firing on all cylinders

A video of all Ian Wright's Arsenal goals.

Arsenal legend backs Benzema deal

Ian Wright 'prays' for Benzema deal to happen.

Video: New MOTD pundit and Arsenal legend backs Gunners for title

by Lewis Ambrose Arsenal legend Ian Wright is backing the club to win the league this season. Wrighty, who scored 185 goals for the club, is...

Arsenal legend to replace former Manchester United man

by Lee Hurley Ian Wright will return to the BBC seven years after walking out as he replaces Phil Neville as a pundit on Match...

Arsenal legend: People used to think I was doing drugs

With the recent discovery that Hull City's Jake Livermore has tested positive for cocaine, Arsenal legend, Ian Wright, has been speaking about his experience...

Arsenal legend: Wenger has money now, he will challenge Chelsea

Ian Wright has backed Arsene Wenger to make Arsenal 'stronger' next season. The former striker was speaking at the launch of the Barclay's Asia Cup...

Arsenal legend: Henry is 'unfair' to criticise Giroud

Comments from ex-Arsenal forward, Thierry Henry, that Olivier Giroud isn't a good enough striker to help Arsenal win the Premier League have been met...

Arsenal legend reveals pre-season excitement

Arsenal head out to Singapore in July to take part in the Barclays Asia Trophy and Arsenal legend Ian Wright predicts it'll be exciting...

Arsenal star urged to push past troubles

Ian Wright has called on Theo Walcott to remain at Arsenal and push past his current rough spot. The winger has struggled to regain his...

Arsenal urged to buy Liverpool defender

Arsenal legend, Ian Wright, thinks he's got the answer to Arsenal's problems: Martin Skrtel. The Liverpool centreback, who's apparently in talks with the Merseyside team...

Arsenal legend praises Hull for Rocastle tribute

Ian Wright has praised Hull for their tribute to David Rocastle on Monday night. Wright, who told us in an exclusive interview recently how it...

Watch: Wright scores the winner in final ever game

Ian Wright scored the winner in his #OneMoreGame match at Wembley - his final ever game. After hitting 1,000,000 Twitter followers, Ian Wright decided to...

Formula One star reveals Arsenal love

In an interview with Sky Sports, Formula One star Lewis Hamilton talks about his love of Arsenal and Ian Wright in particular. The 30-year-old and...

Exclusive: Liverpool and Manchester United wanted me but once Arsenal came...

Ian Wright was a wanted man before he moved to Arsenal in 1991 but he was only ever going to sign for Arsenal once they were interested.

Exclusive: Arsenal legend - My biggest regret is leaving Arsenal

Ian Wright has revealed that his biggest regret is leaving Arsenal.

Arsenal legend EXCLUSIVE: Spurs fans hated me but they love me...

Daily Cannon met up with Ian Wright ahead of #OneMoreGame for an exclusive interview which we will be bringing to you in a number of pieces.

What happens when you meet your Arsenal hero?

What happens when you meet your footballing hero? This is...

Exclusive: Ian Wright reveals the greatest 90 minutes of his life

Ian Wright exclusively reveals the greatest 90 minutes of his life

EXCLUSIVE: Ian Wright reveals why he loves Wembley more than most

Thanks to Ball Street, DailyCannon had an exclusive interview with Arsenal legend Ian Wright.

EXCLUSIVE: Ian Wright on Arsenal fans, David Rocastle's advice + much...

Thanks to Ball Street, DailyCannon had an exclusive interview with Arsenal legend Ian Wright.

Why Wenger was right to compare Sanchez with Arsenal legend

Arsene Wenger compared Alexis Sanchez to Ian Wright and they share many similarities as Paul Williams explores.

Why this Tottenham star will always be an Arsenal man at...

Harry Kane recently signed a new Tottenham contract and protested his love for the lesser North London club, but is he telling the truth? Here at the Daily Cannon, we doubt it...