The club’s second all-time top scorer reached his 57th birthday and was celebrated by the club’s Twitter account, who put out a post to mark the occasion.
One supporter labelled him a ‘king’.
Happy birthday king pic.twitter.com/1pnKKoBEWz
— LJRC (@LiamCrook1) November 3, 2020
Wright enjoyed a glittering career in north London as he notched up 185 goals during just seven seasons, a run which saw him break Cliff Bastin’s all-time record of 178 (via Arsenal).
His time in N5 proved to be trophy-laden as he lifted four trophies in just seven years, including one league title, two FA Cups and a league cup.
Supporters were full of loving messages for the once-great goalscorer as they took to Twitter to react to a club post.
Here are some tweets:
Our legend pic.twitter.com/q6uUx8AlNS
— P™ (@SemperFiArsenal) November 3, 2020
Wrightyy is the most positive Arsenal fan in our fanbase. Elite striker in his day and a great ambassador of the club.
Absolutely love him???? pic.twitter.com/Vg3CI3Z5kg
— KS (@sheth_happens) November 3, 2020
Everyone’s Uncle Ian ????????????
— Wayne ?????????? (@WaynesWorld_20) November 3, 2020
Needs a statue
— a6 (@akz_0657) November 3, 2020
All the best Wrighty, one of the best players to wear the red and white.
— Jake (@jakenafc) November 3, 2020