Celebrity fan Piers Morgan: Arsenal resurgence down to me!

Arsenal celebrity fan Piers Morgan has declared himself responsible for their resurgence this season!
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Arsenal celebrity fan Piers Morgan has declared himself responsible for their resurgence this season!

Interviewed by Gunners legend Ian Wright, CNN host Morgan claims it was pressure from himself that convinced Arsene Wenger to buy the experienced Per Mertesacker, Mikel Arteta and Andre Santos in the final week of August.

Morgan told 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.

"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.

"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."

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