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Former world champ offers answer to Peter Wright woes as poor form continues

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Peter Wright’s woeful form continued as he was comfortably beaten by Michael van Gerwen in the Premier League in Sheffield.The in-form Green Machine roared to a 6-1 win over his old rival in their quarter-final – a result that never looked in doubt.

Wright remains in the crucial fourth spot and is still the favourite to secure a place in the play-offs in Berlin. However, with Joe Cullen and Gerwyn Price both trimming the gap, a June trip to the German capital cannot be guaranteed for Snakebite, with two weeks of the regular season remaining.Speaking on commentary during Sky Sports’ coverage of the action from Sheffield, former BDO world champion Mark Webster gave his verdict on Wright’s struggles and pointed out the world champion's poor record in the Premier League.“He’s not played well enough.

I just don’t think he’s settled at the moment. I feel like we say this every week but there’s a different set of darts again,” said Webster, a former Premier League player himself.“He’s never been one to persevere [with darts].

His form has been indifferent. If you look at his Premier League campaigns in the past, he’s only featured in the play-offs twice.

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