The much maligned Piers Morgan recently claimed he played a vital role in Arsenal’s resurgence this season.
The CNN host was widely criticized by the Arsenal faithful after he called for Wenger’s head just days after the United mauling at OT, even Wilshere took a swipe at him.
Earlier this week, Morgan told Wright on Absolute Radio:
‘So he’s (Wenger) got an issue there, but, you know, you look at the middle now, Koscielny, Vermaelen and Mertesacker, that’s three very, very good centre backs. When was the last time we had that? I’ll tell you, when we were the invincibles.’
The points stated by Piers are undoubtedly true, but one doesn’t need to have studied rocket-science to have spotted this. He then poured his heart out to Wright, claiming he has never been treated fairly by the Arsenal fans – Mr. Piers, did you see the applause when Wright came out during the 125th anniversary celebrations?
‘That’s been Wenger’s blind spot and Wrighty, I read all your stuff and you get incredible flack from mainly Arsenal fans, and I get exactly the same thing on Twitter, and I don’t care because I think that hiding heads in sand is the last thing you should do. If you and I and other critics of Wenger had not actually made as much noise as we did this summer, I don’t think he would have panicked into going into that transfer window deadline and signing the players he did.’
At least Piers managed to finish off the interview with a valid point. He said:
‘And look at the players he got, Gervinho, Arteta, Mertesacker, you know, all these are very, very, very good players, and I don’t think he’d have done that, he wouldn’t have broken his own rules about players over 30 and so on if he hadn’t been put under pressure.’
All this is okay with me Mr. Morgan, but honestly, why would you want to say that the resurgence of our club was simply down to you putting pressure on Wenger during the summer? That is a far-fetched claim to say the very least!
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