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“If You Put The Shirt On, Then The Choice Is Made”

Former Arsenal striker Ian Wright has had his say on the current tug-of-war between Ireland and England over West Ham stand-out Declan Rice. Speaking at a Cadbury’s Premier League event at the Aviva Stadium on Sunday, Wright outlined that he feels that Declan Rice should’ve made his choice when he decided to represent Ireland in the three international friendlies he …

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Ian Wright ‘Frightened’ By Prospect Of Mesut Ozil Joining Man United

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Arsenal legend Ian Wright is worried about the prospect of playmaker Mesut Ozil jumping ship to join Manchester United. The German international’s contract expires next summer and, given that he will be free to discuss terms with new clubs from January onwards, has been heavily linked with a reunion with former Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford. Speaking …

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Watch: Ian Wright Rips Into Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil On Live Radio

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The war of words between Arsenal legend Ian Wright and current Gunner Mesut Ozil took a new turn on Sunday evening. The German international took to social media recently to hit back at various former Arsenal players (Wright included possibly, though no names were mentioned) who have been lining up to criticise both the team and him personally after a …

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Ian Wright Pinpoints Moment Arsenal Players Stopped Playing For Wenger

Following Arsenal’s dreadful 4-0 defeat to Liverpool over the weekend the fallout continues.  The Gunners were soundly beaten by their north-west counterparts at Anfield, failing to register a single shot on goal over the 90 minutes and pressure, even at this early stage of the season, is now mounting on veteran manager Arsene Wenger. One man who believes the players …

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Arsenal Legend Slams Manchester United’s Misuse Of Marcus Rashford

Manchester United's English striker Marcus Rashford holds the ball on the touchline ahead of a throw in during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Burnley at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on October 29, 2016. / AFP / OLI SCARFF / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / (Photo credit should read OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images)

Marcus Rashford has had to adapt to a new position under José Mourinho at Manchester United. Having initially broken through as a striker last season, the 19-year-old began this campaign as a substitute in Mourinho’s side, until his lively displays from the bench effectively rendered him undroppable. However, with Zlatan Ibrahimovic firmly established as Manchester United’s main striker, Rashford has had to …

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Arsenal Legend Blasts Emmanuel Adebayor And William Gallas For Treatment Of Wenger

UNITED KINGDOM - JANUARY 01: Arsenal's William Gallas celebrates with his team mate Emmanuel Adebayor after scoring the first goal (Photo by Darren Walsh/Chelsea FC Via Getty Images)

Arsenal legend Ian Wright has blasted former Arsenal players Emmanuel Adebayor and William Gallas for their treatment of Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger during the duo’s time with the club. In his new autobiography ‘Ian Wright: A Life In Football’, the 52-year-old takes aim at Adebayor and Gallas for taking liberties with Arsene Wenger during their time as players. “The big problem …

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Watch: Ian Wright Tells Arsenal Defender To Leave Club

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Ian Wright was forthright his view this afternoon. Speaking on BT Sport ahead of Arsenal’s clash with Leicester City, Ian Wright claimed it was time for Calum Chambers to leave the Emirates Stadium after three seasons at the club. After being criticised for his performance against Liverpool last weekend, Chambers was dropped from the Arsenal side to face Leicester this …

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Has Kasper Schmeichel Finally Stepped Out Of His Famous Father’s Shadow?

***RIGHT IMAGE*** LEICESTER, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 29: Goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel of Leicester City celebrates a Leicester goal during the Capital One Cup fourth round match between Leicester City and Fulham at the King Power Stadium on October 29, 2013 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Leicester City confirmed as Champions this past Monday is a fitting end to their remarkable season. So many individual success stories have come from this team, with Jamie Vardy going from rags to riches, Riyad Mahrez being virtually unknown when purchased in 2014 to picking up the PFA Player of the Year, among many others. In fact, you’re spoilt for choice when assessing on …

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