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Arsenal legend Wright wants Swansea's Laudrup to replace Wenger

Arsenal legend Ian Wright feels Swansea City boss Michael Laudrup would be a good replacement for Arsene Wenger. Wright feels Wenger's time may be up at Arsenal.

He told Absolute Radio: "Laudrup could maybe step in, who knows. There is so much pressure mounting on Arsene now I would hate to see him go out like that. I have been shouting from the rooftops for many years now about the deficiencies in respect of replenishing the squad and buying the kind of player that is going to get Arsenal back to not just qualifying for the Champions League but getting past the quarter final stages and really having a good go at it. At the end of the day if we are not careful we are going to end up going for fourth spot every single season and if that does not happen - then what?.

"With Arsenal, apart from the Bruce Rioch situation, they aren't too quick to sack people. They've given Wenger time and put their faith in him. If I'm totally honest I think he deserves the time because of what he's done for the club and many people will agree. Personally I don't want to see Wenger go out on his sword, I want to see Arsenal get back to a situation where they are fighting and duking out with the big boys again."

Wright was speaking on the latest Absolute Radio Rock 'N' Roll Football Podcast available at

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