Tag: Ian Wright

Ian Wright was one of the greatest strikers to ever play for Arsenal Football Club. The former English striker joined Arsenal in 1991 from Crystal Palace for £2.5m. Wright left Arsenal for West Ham in 1998 for £500,000. In total, he made 288 appearances for Arsenal and scored 185 goals. “Wrighty” wore the number 8 for Arsenal and was the club’s top scorer for six seasons in a row. Wright is currently a pundit on tv and radio. He was born on November 3, 1963. He is the father of footballers Shaun Wright-Phillips and Bradley Wright-Phillips.

Ian Wright explains what he is desperate for Mesut Ozil to do

Mesut Ozil will continue to be criticised so long as doesn't perform in the big games, says Ian Wright.

Ian Wright names the one player Arsene Wenger isn't treating correctly

Ian Wright feels Arsene Wenger is wrong about Alexandre Lacazette.

8 Arsenal mobile wallpapers featuring players worthy of wearing the shirt

After the result at Watford, I wasn't really in the mood for designing wallpapers, but hey, here I am.

Can you name every Arsenal Premier League top goalscorer?

Arsenal have had a variety of top scorers since the Premier League's inception in 1992, can you remember them all? Which one has won the most awards?
David Dein was previously the closest thing to a Director of Football at Arsenal.

Former Arsenal chairman explains how easily he signed club legend

David Dein has shared the story of he signed Ian Wright from Crystal Palace.

This is the Arsenal shareholder Ian Wright has begged to stay

Arsenal legend Ian Wright has begged Alisher Usmanov not to sell his shares to majority shareholder Stan Kroenke, after reports that Kroenke could become a 97% owner of the Gunners.

Ian Wright doesn't believe this Arsenal player is unsettled

Arsenal legend Ian Wright doesn't agree that Alexis Sanchez looks unsettled.
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Ian Wright makes Sean Dyche this year’s Owen Coyle: I’d take him at Arsenal

Ian Wright has backed Burnley manager Sean Dyche to step up to the next level and replace Arsene Wenger.
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - APRIL 09: Former footballer Ian Wright speaks for the BT Sports prior to the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Arsenal at the Boleyn Ground on April 9, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Ian Wright wants Kane to leave Tottenham before NLD

Ian Wright has joked that Harry Kane should leave Tottenham before the North London derby.

Nigel Winterburn names the player this Arsenal man is most like

Nigel Winterburn believes Arsenal's club record signing Alexandre Lacazette is more like Ian Wright rather than Thierry Henry, as many previously suggested.

Arsene Wenger makes one request from Alexandre Lacazette

Arsene Wenger has compared Alexandre Lacazette to Ian Wright, but believes the French centre-forward needs to be more aggressive.

Ian Wright hits out at Arsenal fans after Oxlade-Chamberlain comments: ‘Go f**k yourselves’

Ian Wright has hit out at Arsenal fans after a recent comment of his hit a nerve.

Former Arsenal striker and former Tottenham midfielder predict which North London club will finish...

Arsenal legend Ian Wright and Tottenham's Tim Sherwood both gave their predictions on whether Arsenal or Spurs would finish higher in the Premier League this season.

Ian Wright highlights major problem facing Tottenham

Ian Wright has warned Spurs they could lose their best players if they don't start paying big wages.

Ian Wright says Arsene Wenger should leave out this Arsenal duo against Doncaster

Ian Wright thinks Arsène Wenger should avoid bringing Mesut Özil and Alexis Sanchez back into the Arsenal team, after the Gunners performed so well against Chelsea without the pair.

Ian Wright names the two players who could "mess up the dynamics" against Tottenham...

Ian Wright has claimed that Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez would "mess up the team dynamic" when Arsenal play Tottenham.

Ian Wright names which Arsenal player is a "luxury you cannot afford"

Ian Wright feels Alexis Sanchez is a luxury player for Arsenal and may be more harmful than helpful in the big games.
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - APRIL 09: Former footballer Ian Wright speaks for the BT Sports prior to the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Arsenal at the Boleyn Ground on April 9, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Ian Wright says this Arsenal duo "were both very effective" against Chelsea on Sunday

Arsenal legend Ian Wright has praised Danny Welbeck and Alex Iwobi after their performance in the Gunners' goalless draw away to Chelsea.

Former Lyon coach Remi Garde and Gunners legend Ian Wright said this about Arsenal...

Alexandre Lacazette is already showing why Arsenal spent a club record fee to sign him from Lyon, and plenty of people around the club have noted how good he could be for the Gunners.

Parlour: Legends right to criticise Arsenal players

Ray Parlour believes that the Arsenal legends are right to criticise the club.

Arsenal legend hits back at "laughable" 28-year-old after criticism over media treatment

Arsenal legend Ian Wright has hit back at German playmaker Mesut Ozil after his criticism of former Gunners working in the media.

Arsenal legend questions why Paris Saint-Germain 23-year-old would join the Gunners

Ian Wright has questioned why Paris Saint-Germain forward Julian Draxler would even want to join Arsenal this summer, amid rumours the German international is a transfer target.

Arsenal legend says these rival supporters feel sorry for him

Arsenal legend Ian Wright has said his Tottenham and Chelsea-supporting friends are taking pity on him.
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - APRIL 09: Former footballer Ian Wright speaks for the BT Sports prior to the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Arsenal at the Boleyn Ground on April 9, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arsenal legend blasts "spineless" Dick Law and Ivan Gazidis

Arsenal legend Ian Wright says that Dick Law and Ivan Gazidis have to take responsibility for the problems with the squad, as well as Arsène Wenger.

Arsenal legend believes this act from Chelsea proves the Gunners are good enough

Ian Wright reckons that Chelsea's interest in Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain proves that Arsenal have good enough players, it's just getting them to perform.

Arsenal legend says Arsene Wenger has to leave for this reason

Ian Wright believes that Arsene Wenger should leave Arsenal for his own sanity.

Arsenal legend believes this is currently true of the club after just three games

Ian Wright believes that Arsenal are a club in crisis after just three Premier League games.

Arsenal legend says he's embarrassed after this happened on Sunday

Ian Wright tweeted his disappointment after Sunday's 4-0 defeat to Liverpool, saying that he felt for the fans after the game.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 05: Robin van Persie of Arsenal celebrates scoring their third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Norwich City at the Emirates Stadium on May 5, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

These 4 Arsenal players named among Premier League's most effective strikers

Robin van Persie, Ian Wright, Nicolas Anelka and Thierry Henry have been named among the Premier League strikers with the best goals-per-game ratio ever.

Arsenal legend admits treatment of 28-year-old "annoys me"

Ian Wright has spoken out against criticism over Mesut Ozil following his performance versus Stoke last Saturday.

Ian Wright believes Arsenal 24-year-old has to do this for the sake of his...

Ian Wright thinks Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will be considering his options and whether the Emirates Stadium is the best place for him at this stage of his career.
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - APRIL 09: Former footballer Ian Wright speaks for the BT Sports prior to the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Arsenal at the Boleyn Ground on April 9, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Ian Wright admits being worried for Arsenal 25-year-old

Ian Wright believes Jack Wilshere isn't in a good place for Arsenal right now, after the midfielder picked up a red card for fighting when with the u23s.
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - APRIL 09: Former footballer Ian Wright speaks for the BT Sports prior to the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Arsenal at the Boleyn Ground on April 9, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arsenal legend says this is why Liverpool are better than the Gunners

Ian Wright claims that Liverpool currently have the upper-hand on Arsenal ahead of this weekend's clash because the fans are all on manager Jurgen Klopp's side.

Arsenal legend has expletive-filled rant over match officials after Arsenal lose to Stoke

Ian Wright has stood up to the football fans telling him that Alexandre Lacazette's goal against Stoke City was offside.

Arsenal legend says 24-year-old has been "brilliant" for the Gunners

Ian Wright has described summer signing Sead Kolašinac as ‘brilliant’ after the Bosnian’s opening games for the club.

Which Arsenal legend won top goalscorer 7 years in a row?

Thierry Henry wasn't just Arsenal's all time top Premier League goalscorer, netting 175 goals, he was the Gunners top goalscorer for seven years in a row.

Ian Wright blasts Arsene Wenger for making this mistake with Alexis Sanchez

Ian Wright has said that Arsene Wenger made a mistake not leaving Alexis Sanchez out of the matchday squad against Liverpool in March.

Ian Wright believes this is what Arsenal need to challenge for major honours

Football pundit Ian Wright believes Arsenal have to keep Alexis Sanchez by any means to stand a chance of challenging for major honours this season.

Ian Wright says Arsenal should have signed these two Premier League stars this summer

Ian Wright has said that Arsenal should have tried to sign Virgil van Dijk and Nemanja Matic.
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - APRIL 09: Former footballer Ian Wright speaks for the BT Sports prior to the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Arsenal at the Boleyn Ground on April 9, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Ian Wright believes Arsenal should sign Chelsea 28-year-old

Former Arsenal striker-turned-pundit Ian Wright believes the Gunners should sign Chelsea centre-forward Diego Costa this summer.