Arsenal legend Wright unhappy with Sunderland naming Di Canio manager

Arsenal legend Ian Wright is unhappy with Sunderland's appointment of Paolo di Canio as manager.

Arsenal legend Ian Wright is unhappy with Sunderland's appointment of Paolo di Canio as manager.

Wright wrote in The Sun: "I have nothing against Paolo Di Canio, he was excellent at Swindon and I love his passion.

"He is clearly a character and the game always needs those.

"But he has only been a manager for 95 games and never managed above League One.

"And the Italian’s fast-track into the top-flight is another kick in the teeth to those young British bosses who have been slaving away in the lower leagues for a lot longer in the hope of landing a Prem post.

"Now they see an overseas manager who has only been in the job five minutes land a prestigious post at Sunderland.

"Would he have been given the job had he been Paul O’Kane instead of Paolo Di Canio? You have to wonder."

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