Ian Wright was not pleased with Ruben Neves’ comments following Arsenal’s 1-0 win over Wolves in the Premier League last week in which he criticized the away team’s celebratory actions.
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The result ended a five-match streak in all competitions without a win for Mikel Arteta’s side and increased their chances in the race for the top four.
The victory was even more special because Arsenal had to play the last 25 minutes with 10 followers Controversial red card for Gabriel Martinelli – fourth in six games for Arteta’s team.
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After the final whistle at Molineux, the Wolves players were annoyed to see Arteta and his teammates celebrate on the field.
“We’ve seen how they celebrate the win and that shows our class,” Neves said in the post-match interview.
“I haven’t seen Arsenal celebrate like this in 10 years. It’s like they won the tournament. “
Shortly after the Gunners’ win in the Midlands, Wright posted a picture of himself on Twitteralong with the caption “still celebrating”.
And the former Arsenal striker has now doubled down on his stance against Neves by reaffirming his thoughts on the matter.
“I was furious with Neves, came out and said ‘look how Arsenal are celebrating,'” he said on Wrighty’s House audio file. “So what’s wrong with you?
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“It was an unbelievable result for Arsenal, (given) the way you guys played. Going 1-0 up with 10 men away and we got the goal [win]. That’s reason to celebrate! ”
An anomaly on the Covid fixture list will see Arsenal face Wolves again next Thursday, following their upcoming game against Brentford on Saturday.
Bruno Lage has quietly turned Wolves into a solid team that always creates difficulties for opponents – and in fact, Wolves are on the verge of breaking into the top four.
The Midland team only conceded 17 goals in 23 matches this season. Only defending champion City of ManchesterThose who gave into 14, have a better record.
Wolves are currently 7th in the Premier League table, 2 points behind Arsenal and will have the same aim of trying to push even higher towards the end of the season.
https://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/football/news/arsenal-wright-neves-wolves-feud-26253433 Ian Wright's admission of "displeasure" shows that Arsenal have fierce new opponents for the top spot