What They're Saying: Ian Wright

"One of the saddest things was Arsenal getting in touch with Patrick was tokenism.  To go from Arteta, who I was thinking was getting it, was fine, to approach Patrick like that, a legend of the club like that, I think that was despicable."

-- Former Arsenal great Ian Wright, who described the Gunners' approach of NYCFC coach Patrick Vieira to succeed Arsene Wenger as their manager as "embarrassing" and "tokenism." Arsenal appeared set to name former player Mikel Arteta as manager but has reportedy since decided on another Spaniard, Unai Emery. (BBC 5 Live)
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