DO THE WRIGHT THING HODDLE; Glenn Gets a Wenger Plea on Ian

By Speck, Ivan | The Mirror (London, England), April 13, 1998 | Go to article overview

DO THE WRIGHT THING HODDLE; Glenn Gets a Wenger Plea on Ian


Speck, Ivan, The Mirror (London, England)


GLENN HODDLE has been urged to keep a World Cup place open for Ian Wright when the England boss names his squad tomorrow for the friendly against Portugal on April 22.

Worried Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger yesterday pleaded with Hoddle to invite the 34-year-old striker to team up with the squad when it meets on Sunday.

Wenger said: "Ian lives for football. Even if he talks a lot, he lives for football. So he is unhappy because he cannot be involved.

"It would help him psychologically if he were to join up with the England team.

"I don't want to put pressure on Glenn Hoddle because he has the freedom to pick the players he wants.

"But if he asked me what effect it would have if Ian were involved, I would tell him it would be very positive.

"It's up to Glenn, though. It's his choice."

Hoddle sat alongside Wright in the main stand when he watched Arsenal's victory over Newcastle on Saturday.

He is well aware that the striker is still two weeks away from a return to action after sitting out the last ten weeks with ankle, hamstring and groin problems.

After that Wright has to regain match fitness in an Arsenal side at full tilt for title glory.

Despite the uncertainty that Wright may not have fully recovered his old zest by the time the FA Cup final takes place on May 16, Wenger wants Hoddle to extend the hand of hope that he could yet make the plane trip to France.

The precedent has already been set. Two years ago, then England coach Terry Venables kept the door open for Darren Anderton to return and play a key role in England's drive to the semi-finals of Euro 96.

Wenger added: "I think Ian could be back in two weeks. He has not played now for ten weeks so obviously he needs some reserve games. …

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