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​Tony Adams made Ashley Cole great not Wenger claims Arsenal legend Dixon

Former Arsenal right back Lee Dixon believes it was Tony Adams, and not Arsene Wenger, that turned Ashley Cole into one of the best left backs in the world.

Cole came onto the scene at Arsenal as a talented prospect, and left for Chelsea already established as one of the best in his position in the world.

But Dixon does not believe Wenger deserves the credit for that evolution.

Dixon said the following at an Arsenal Supporters' Trust AGM: "Tony Adams coached Ashley Cole into becoming the best left back in the world.

"It had nothing to do with the coaching from Arsene.

"It would be wrong to say Arsene doesn't know what he's doing, but he's floundering now as everyone has caught up.

"You don't get to where he is if you're stupid."

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