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Arsenal Legend Ian Wright believes summer signing Shkodran Mustafi was the key figure behind his former club’s “Valencia” impressive run of form, and he also said Wenger has done a wonderful summer transfer business.
At the end of last season, many ex-Gunners including Wright urged Wenger to use the transfer window to strengthen the squad in order to give the club the chance of winning the league title this year.
The French tactician went ahead to spend close to £100m on new signings with the likes of Rob Holding, Granit Xhaka, Lucas Perez and Shkodran Mustafi coming in to improve the team.
The 24-year-old has been remarkable for the Gunners and has made seven appearances since his 35million pound move in August.
Wright was speaking on BBC’S Radio Five Live on Sunday October 16th (15 minutes 22 seconds into the recording), and discussed the impact Mustafi has had on the Arsenal side since his arrival:
“Mustafi has been very impressive since he’s come. He’s done very well since he’s come in and really strengthened up the defence. Him and Koscielny look like a real good partnership.”
Arsenal are currently level on points with Manchester City with in the League table.