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Daily Digest: Former Arsenal striker Ian Wright accuses club of being indecisive with Unai Emery

The Sport360 team here, giving you a bitesize look at what's going on around the world of sport this Tuesday morning

Sport360 staff 2018/05/22

Morning all – Matt Jones here, giving you a bitesize look at what’s going on this morning.

TOP STORY

With Arsenal set to appoint Unai Emery as Arsene Wenger‘s successor, former Gunners striker Ian Wright has accused the club’s hierarchy of being indecisive.

The 54-year-old, who scored 185 goals in 288 appearances for Arsenal, told BBC Radio 5 Live on Monday night: “It’s like they’re at the sushi shop. You know the stuff that’s just going past? Yeah, I’ll have that. I’ll take that. I’ll leave them ones. No, I’ll take that one now.”

Read the full story here.

FOOTBALL

Former Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini has been confirmed as West Ham‘s new manager on a three-year contract.

Final negotiations were concluded on Monday night. The Chilean succeeds David Moyes, who was released at the end of his contract after guiding the Hammers to a 13th place finish this season.

Read more on this story here.

CRICKET

Pakistan will be hopeful of recalling spirit of 2016 for opening Lord’s Test and England tour later this week.

In July 2016, the Men in Green triumphed by 75 runs in a thrilling victory over four days in north London. England had a good chance of chasing down 283 to win the game but Yasir Shah’s brilliance inspired Pakistan to a win in the first Test of a four-match series which ended 2-2.

Read Stuart Appleby’s piece as he looks forward to what should be an enthralling Test match here.

REGIONAL

Rugby legend Mike Phillips hopes to unearth new talent at Dubai Sports World.

Swapping the Valleys for the sandpit is Phillips, who has set up a coaching academy in Dubai to find the next generation of rugby stars, in a place that he thinks goes under the radar for talent.

“There’s a lot of talent in Dubai, which sometimes goes unnoticed,” says Phillips, speaking exclusively to Sport360.

Read more here.

 

FEATURE OF THE DAY

The league stage of IPL 2018 is over and we now prepare for the final week of the 11th edition of the tournament.

A few players have enthralled us with their performances that have been critical to the fortunes of their teams.

So take a look at our picks for the most valuable efforts of IPL 2018 so far.

Read the full story here.

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