Ian Wright has counseled Nacho Monreal for his ‘professionalism’ after Arsenal confirmed their long-serving left-back has joined Actual Sociedad.
The Spain worldwide’s first group place has been jeopardised by the summer season signing of Kieran Tierney from Celtic and continued presence of Sead Kolasinac in Unai Emery’s first group squad.
With Tierney unlikely to make his Arsenal debut till late September on the earliest because of injuy, Monreal had began the brand new season as Arsenal’s first selection left-back with Emery reverting to a flat again 4.
Monreal wore the captain’s armband in opposition to Liverpool final weekend and Emery had hoped that the 33-year-old would prove one final time for Arsenal in Sunday’s north London derby.
For six-and-a-half years of service, for 250 appearances, for 10 objectives, for 20 assists, for 3 FA Cups, for these equalisers at Previous Trafford and Wembley, on your unwavering consistency, and for being our very personal #LaCabra, we simply wish to say…
THANK YOU, @_nachomonreal! ❤️ pic.twitter.com/QCZaMip2AZ
— Arsenal (@Arsenal) August 31, 2019
Finally, nevertheless, it was determined potential damage in opposition to Spurs would unnecessarily scupper a transfer that Monreal desires to make given the safety Sociedad are providing within the form of a two-year deal, with the choice to increase for a 3rd.
‘All the best Nacho Monreal,’ membership legend Wright wrote on Twitter. ‘Whole skilled who all the time gave 100%. Six constant seasons on the prime.’
Wright’s reward contrasts starkly to his response on the behaviour of Laurent Koscileny who went on strike earlier this summer season in a bid to pressure via a transfer to Bordeaux.
‘This hurts,’ Wright mentioned after Koscielny ripped of an Arsenal prime to disclose the colors of his new group upon affirmation of his signing. ‘The level of disrespect. You should be ashamed for the way you’ve left the membership after 9 years!
‘Got what you wanted and still trying to have a dig. Hope it’s price it in the long term. So pointless. 9 years and also you do that…is not sensible.’