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Dad urges Wright-Phillips to quit Chelsea

Arsenal legend Ian Wright has urged son Shaun Wright-Phillips to quit Chelsea for Portsmouth.

Wright told The Sun: "Portsmouth would be a good move for Shaun. He's won a lot of medals and has done well at Chelsea. But he could go somewhere like Portsmouth and resurrect his career. Shaun can get people talking about him again like they used to when he was at City.

"He's only shown flashes of what he can do at Chelsea. But if he's playing regularly, I think he can light up the Premier League again because he's a quality player.

"And I'm not just saying that because he's my son. Technically, he's a very good footballer with a lot of drive and passion, and he works very hard for the team.

"I told him two years ago to leave Chelsea because I couldn't see the end of the rainbow for him.

"I could only see him getting sporadic starts and you can't do that at his age.

"Shaun is 26 now and being at a club like Portsmouth, where he's going to play regularly, will boost him."

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