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Ian Wright aims dig at Arsenal owners as he admits ‘jealousy’ watching Leicester chief celebrate FA Cup win with players

ARSENAL legend Ian Wright revealed his dismay at the stark contrast between his old club and Leicester's heartwarming FA Cup glory.

The Foxes lifted the trophy for the first time on Saturday with a 1-0 win over Chelsea in front of 21,000 fans at Wembley.

Youri Tielemans' strike won the final thanks to a late leveller being ruled out by a tight VAR call.

On the pitch to celebrate with the Foxes was chairman Top Srivaddhanaprabha, lifting the cup in emotional scenes following the death of his father and Leicester owner Khun Vichai in a 2018 helicopter crash.

Kasper Schmeichel brought the 35-year-old onto the pitch to join in with the players and fans in the stands.

And Wright told BBC Sport that the moment was 'magnificent' - but left him with a touch of 'jealousy' as a Gooner.

The ex-striker, 57, said: "I tell you what, look at him with the players, with the manager.

"The jealousy I feel, knowing an owner can be like that… Honestly, it breaks my heart.


"I'm absolutely delighted for Leicester and him. Magnificent, magnificent. Brilliant."

Arsenal fans have spent much of the past few weeks protesting against owner Stan Kroenke.

The European Super League plot, which featured the Gunners, ninth in the Premier League, but not third-placed Leicester led to longstanding tensions boiling over.

Spotify founder Daniel Ek claimed on Saturday night that he has made an offer for the club, which was nonetheless rejected.

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