Arsenal need Usmanov, says legend Wright

Metal magnate Alisher Usmanov owns 30% of Arsenal shares
Arsenal need the spending power of a billionaire such as Alisher Usmanov in order to move to the next level, says Gunners legend Ian Wright.
Uzbek-born Russian Usmanov has made a £1bn bid to take full control of the Gunners, but majority shareholder Stan Kroenke has shown no interest in it.
“He has put in the bid and it is great news,” Wright told BBC Radio 5 live.
“Something has to change, whether it is the manager Arsene Wenger or whether it is the board upstairs.”
Arsenal need other teams to slip up in Sunday’s final round of matches to avoid missing out on Champions League qualification for the first time in 21 years.
Wenger, who has been manager since 1996, has been the target of protests from some of the club&...

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