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Arsenal legend Ian Wright criticises the 'weak link' in Wenger's team

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Arsenal legend Ian Wright has revealed his frustration with Per Mertesacker, hinting that the German defender is the weakest link in Arsene Wenger's team. The former Gunners striker claimed that if he was still playing professional football he'd be targeting the lanky centre-back to take advantage of the many flaws in his game. Mertesacker was subjected to criticism following his part played in the late Liverpool equaliser during Sunday's 2-2 draw at Anfield, and Wright admitted he was annoyed by the 30-year-old's lack of dominance - particularly in the air. The absence of preferred partner Laurent Koscielny through injury has raised serious questions about the BFG's capability to lead from the back, with suggestions that his ongoing failure to successfully organise Arsenal's defence could eventually see him dropped from the starting line-up. Wenger is already on the lookout for a central defender after failing to replace Thomas Vermaelen during the summer, and Wright will certainl

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Ian Wright
Arsenal
Premier League
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