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Arsenal legend Ian Wright makes frightening claim about Tottenham transfer business.

WOLVERHAMPTON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 23: Ian Wright presents for ITV Sports before the Arnold Clark Cup match between England Lionesses and Germany at Molineux on February 23, 2022 in Wolverhampton, England. (Photo by James Baylis - AMA/Getty Images)

Ian Wright on Tottenham transfer business.

Arsenal legend Ian Wright has admitted that he is “jealous and frightened” of the transfer business conducted by Tottenham this summer.

Tottenham completed the £60m signing of Brazil international Richarlison from Everton to make him the fourth summer signing, and not yet done.

Following the arrival of Ivan Perisic and Fraser Forster in a free transfer from Inter Milan and Southampton respectively, Tottenham went ahead to struck deal with Brighton for the summer accusition of holding midfielder Yves Bissouma for a fee if £26m, before an eye catching transfer of Richarlison from Everton, with Clement Lenglet still to join the Lilywhites on a season long loan deal from Barcelona.

Ian Wright on Tottenham transfer business on his podcast.

Wright explained on the Wrighty’s House podcast: “I feel Tottenham are going to cause problems. You can’t not be jealous of that summer, especially coming from the other side of North London. They are frightening, man.”

Ian Wright on Tottenham transfer business.
Ian Wright is jealous, and frightening about Tottenham transfer business. (Getty Images)

“Everything we are doing at Arsenal, and I am putting on as my armour. But we have done this. We have Vieira. We have two No10s now. And we are still trying for [Youri] Tielemans. And we have Gabriel Jesus.”

“So, you are trying to arm yourself because the Tottenham fans are saying, ‘Well, we have Bissouma now, Richarlison, [Harry] Kane, then [Rodrigo] Bentancur is going to kick in and we have seen what [Cristian] Romero is about’. When you look at how Tottenham can flex when they are doing it under this manager, it kind of makes me feel s***.”

Tottenham finished ahead of Arsenal last season despite Arsenal had appeared to be destined to secure a top four finish. The North London derby loss, which was followed up by a damaging loss at Newcastle gave Tottenham a deserving place in the Champions League ahead of their North London rivals Arsenal

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