Former Arsenal Legend Says Granit Xhaka’s Comments Were Not Helpful

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The former Arsenal striker and now BBC pundit Ian Wright says that the former Arsenal captain Granit Xhaka comments were not helpful.

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Gary Neville didn’t agree with Xhaka’s words and called him a disgrace on SkySports. Although he wasn’t as harsh, Arsenal legend Ian Wright has also weighed in on the matter.

“Seeing a player coming out and saying ‘they didn’t listen to the coach’s instructions’ is a very strange interview from Granit Xhaka,” said Wright, in quotes carried by the Daily Star.

“To say it now, I don’t think it helps anybody. That’s the kind of talk you want in the dressing room for them to understand when you go out there, then you know what you need to do.”

“Afterwards, it probably makes people upset, especially when you aren’t naming names. I felt it’s the kind of talk you want before the game. It’s very easy to say afterwards because, the Tottenham game, you come out and say it then.”

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