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Wright says Arsenal wrong if they panic buy in coming days

Arsenal legend Ian Wright has warned against panic buying in the coming days.

Wright wrote in The Sun: "I know some people are tearing their hair out after Wenger hinted he is unlikely to spend in the transfer window. But even though the team needs strengthening - that's clear for anyone to see - rushing out next week and making some rash signing would not be the answer.

"This happened on August 31 last year and I'm not sure whether Arsenal really benefited.

"Mikel Arteta has done OK - while the jury is out on Per Mertesacker and Yossi Benayoun has not really been given a chance.

"So I wouldn't say they have all been amazing successes. Arsenal have been hit badly by injuries and having four full-backs crocked is crazy.

"But Jack Wilshere is coming back, among others, while I like the central defensive partnership of Thomas Vermaelen and Laurent Koscielny, who is turning into a Nemanja Vidic-type player at the back."

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