Ian Wright has asked Granit Xhaka to take a leaf out of the book of Victor Wanyama who also has a physical game like him, but, very rarely does he get into trouble with his tackles.
Wright was quite thrilled back in the summer with the fact that Xhaka had been landed at Emirates and had predicted that the Switzerland native would prove to be a huge player for the Gunners with his great passing skills and would give them that extra little edge in the centre of the pitch that they needed for a long time.
The 53-year old has also praised the game of Xhaka many a time on social media and has pointed him out as someone who can be given the role of the skipper of Arsenal after some time, but, despite being such an admirer of the playmaker, Wright is disappointed with his inability to keep control over his play in the recent times. Continue reading Ian Wright has asked Granit Xhaka to take Tips from Victor Wanyama
Arsenal are reported to still be interested in a number of forwards to join the Emirates this summer, ahead of the forthcoming season.
The club lost out in the race to sign the Premier League second best goal scorer in the last season in Jamie Vardy as he opted to remain at the King Power Stadium.
There are still a number of player linked to Arsenal aside Alvaro Morata, which seems to be the top on the list after the club offered to double his weekly wages if he joins them this summer. The Gunners are still keen on Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain. There were reports recently that the player said he would not be renewing his contract with the Serie A giant when it ends in 2018. Then reports were rife that Arsenal could offer him a pre-deal to sign him when he decides to leave, especially after lost the chance to land the Argentine a while back.
There are lot of reports linking Arsenal to Lyon forward Alexandre Lacazette. The player scored 21 goals in the last season in the French Ligue 1. English Premier League team West Ham are reported to also keen on landing the player from the French side but they have not yet improved their bid to reach his asking price of £43.5m. There are reports that Wenger will make a swoop for the player if the Morata deal doesn’t go through. Continue reading ARSENAL KEEN ON A NUMBER OF FORWARDS THIS COMING SEASON