🚨 Ian Wright left Arsene Wenger ‘angrier than ever’ after one of his ‘greatest moments’ at Arsenal

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Ian Wright has lifted the lid on ‘his greatest moment’ that angered boss Arsene Wenger.

On a recent  episode of Stick To Football the likes of Roy Keane and Wayne Rooney were asked about certain rumoured stories that have appeared in the press over the years.

And Wright was asked if the story of him being caught by Wenger rollerblading through the famous Highbury Marble Halls was true on the by former United star Gary Neville.

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He replied: “Yeah, he did – this is one of my greatest moments.

“This is when I knew it was over for me with Wenger. It was the year before we won the Premier League, and I remember I’d just gotten into the roller blades.

“At Arsenal, there was a bit where we used to park our cars that was smooth. I was doing my rollerblading there – I went there an hour earlier than I normally had to be there so I could do some rollerblading.

“I thought I didn’t need to take them off, I’d just take them to the dressing room to Vic [Akers, Arsenal kit man] to hide them. I thought I could just go through the Marble Halls because no one has ever done that.”

“I opened the door, and as I skated through, Arsene Wenger came past looking at me.

“As he was going past, he said ‘Ian, this is not acceptable’. That was when I realised how livid he was I’ve never seen him that angry. Even when the guys came in, he mentioned what I did and called it unprofessional.

“The thing is, I didn’t even think for one second it was irresponsible. It was the day of a game, I could’ve twisted my ankle. I didn’t even think for one minute how irresponsible I was being.”

Reflecting on the rollerblading episode, the former England striker admits regret. “That’s one I’m not proud of because obviously the year after that I was gone, didn’t even know.”

The Gunners legend scored 185 goals in 288 games for Arsenal to become their top scorer in their history before a certain Thierry Henry’s arrival but left in the summer of 1998 to join West Ham.

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