Ian Wright thinks Arsene Wenger did not try hard enough to sign N'Golo Kante
N'Golo Kante burst onto the scene with Leicester last season, earning himself a £30million summer move to Chelsea.
The France international has been just as effective for the Blues this term and has established himself as one of the best holding midfielders in Europe.
Arsene Wenger revealed last week he failed on two occasions to sign Kante for Arsenal – when he was at Leicester and French side Caen.
A photo posted by Ian Wright (@wrightyofficial) on Feb 6, 2017 at 2:55am PST
And Gunners legend Ian Wright has criticised his former boss for failing to get a deal done for the 25-year-old in a hilarious and somewhat unusual Instagram post.
The ex-striker posted a photo of Kante in Chelsea colours with the caption: "What can you say about this man?
"Lost his virginity at 14 and won it back! Wenger tried to sign him twice! Didn't try hard enough."
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When asked about the failed attempts to sign Kante, Wenger said: "Once when he was in France and when he was at Leicester.
Arsene Wenger tried to sign N'Golo Kante twice! Didn't try hard enough
"We cannot explain everything, but it is quite obvious when you look at where he has gone.
“I do not want to talk more about that. Transfers are transfers.”
Kante has been a crucial player for Chelsea boss Antonio Conte this season, making 23 Premier League appearances.
He is under contract at Stamford Bridge until June 2021 having signed a five-year deal with the Blues.