Tony Adams has defended his comments over Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger
In Adams' new autobiography, Sober, the ex-Arsenal skipper claimed Wenger "couldn't coach his way out of a paper bag".
The comments didn't go down well with some Gunners fans, who were quick to point out Adams' poor managerial record, most recently at Granada where he lost the final seven La Liga games of the season.
But the 50-year-old has stuck by what he said, saying the Frenchman is not one of the best coaches he had in his playing career.
Adams won two league titles and two FA Cups under Wenger before retiring in 2002 but believes he learnt no footballing ability from him.
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I can understand the younger generation of Arsenal fans have been spoilt really and we've been incredibly successful
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"I can understand the younger generation of Arsenal fans have been spoilt really and we've been incredibly successful," he said on Sky Sports.
"Of late we don't look like we're challenging for the league title and I think it hurts a lot of fans.
"I've gone on record, and I've tried to be constructive in by book and obviously the serialisation was taken out of context, I criticised his coaching ability and I stand by that.
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Tony Adams says Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger isn't one of the best coaches he had in his career
"He's not the best coach that I've ever had, he's a good coach compared to most coaches out there, he's right at the top.
"But he didn't teach me, Don Howe, Terry Venables, Terry Burton, George Graham, these are the guys that taught me how to defend.
"Arsene taught me about life and philosophy and being a wonderful human being, he's a great physiologist, he's a great psychologist and of anybody to make the transition from Highbury to the Emirates, he was the right man in the right place to do that."