Former Arsenal striker Ian Wright has likened Arsene Wenger‘s managerial decline to the latter years of former Brazil forward Ronaldo’s career after injury and the infamous Muhammed Ali v Larry Holmes fight of 1980.
[color=#E90834]www sbobet888[/color] suffered a series of knee injuries in the late 1990s and early 2000s, which seriously affected his speed, and it’s thought this, possibly paired with a less than sporting lifestyle off the field, contributed to his portly build in the later period of his career.
Ali, meanwhile, fought way beyond his sell-by-date, probably out of a mixture of financial necessity, hubris and poor management. The Holmes fight, in which the heavyweight seven years Ali’s junior dominated from start to finish with little-to-no response, is often credited with being the brawl that did the most damage to Ali, who later suffered from Parkinson’s disease.
Arsenal lost the Carabao Cup final to Man City 3-0, in a game that rarely looked like a contest. The Gunners sit sixth in the Premier League with 45 points, 27 points off first-place City.
Wenger was given a two-year contract extension during the summer, and many fans, including Wright, feel this was the wrong move from the club’s board.
Wright, the second-highest goalscorer in Arsenal history (185), told the Sunday Times: “I spoke with Arsene for a few hours during the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. He is a fascinating man to talk to.
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