I wanted Arsenal to sign Benni McCarthy – Wright

Ian Wright holding an Orlando Pirates top
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Former England international and Arsenal legend Ian Wright says he once recommended his former coach Arsene Wenger to sign Benni McCarthy for his team.

McCarthy played in England for Blackburn Rovers and West Ham United.

Arsenal and Manchester United were the biggest teams in the English Premiership at that time.

Wright attended the Soweto Derby between Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates on Saturday. He was the ambassador for the event. He gave advice on how SA strikers can score goals

. – Reports by Vincent Sitsula