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NO WILSHERE REPEAT: ARSENAL IN TALKS TO SAVE 20-YEAR-OLD’S CAREER WITH £50M

According to The Athletic, Arsenal are in talks with Wolves over a £50m deal for Pedro Neto – who plays in the same position as Bukayo Saka. The news has plenty of Arsenal fans questioning where the Portugal international would fit into the starting XI, seeing as he tends to line up on the right flank, often choosing to cut inside on his stronger left foot in similar fashion to the Hale End graduate.

It is certainly an interesting debate to be had, although we think we know why Mikel Arteta and Edu are targeting the Wolves No.7 ahead of the September 1st deadline. (more…)

                 FORMER ARSENAL CAPTAIN JACK WILSHERE RETIRES AT AGE 30

Jack Wilshere, the man once dubbed as the future of English football, announced his retirement this week at the age of just 30. In an emotional post on Twitter, Wilshere confirmed he was calling time on his career. He would thank his family, close friends and teammates. The many members of the various coaching staff at the different clubs he played at got thanked, too. He reserved special thanks for Arsenal, the club he signed with as a seven-year-old. Former academy coaches, senior staff, former teammates and even fans got a mention. Wilshere called the Arsenal fans the best on the planet.


An Arsenal academy graduate, Wilshere made his debut for the Gunners senior side at the age of just 16. He would then head to Bolton Wanderers on loan, making 14 appearances for them in the 2009/10 Premier League season. Wilshere would return to Arsenal and lift the FA Cup with the North London side twice in 2014 and 2015. (more…)

ARSENAL: WILSHERE ENDORSES GABRIEL JESUS TRANSFER

Former Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere would love to see Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus at the Emirates Stadium. The Arsenal Academy graduate talked about the Gabriel Jesus chase during while he was on talkSPORT.


Jack Wilshere is hoping that the relationship between Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta and Jesus from their Manchester City days will propel the Gunners to land their main attacking target during this summer’s transfer window which opened officially at the end of last week. On Jesus, Jack Wilshere said clubs would be queuing up to the Brazil international. The Englishman is hoping that the relationship between Jesus and Arteta will count for something in the race to sign the City player. Arteta had a good relationship with the player while he was the assistant manager at the Etihad Stadium. The Spaniard left his role as the Manchester City assistant manager to take up the Arsenal job in December 2019. (more…)

WILSHERE DELIGHTED WITH LONDON DERBY WIN

Jack Wilshere could not hide his excitement after his beloved Arsenal secured a big derby win at the home of London rivals Chelsea. Jack Wilshere came through the Arsenal academy before he was given the chance to stake a claim for first team football by legendary manager Arsene Wenger at the age of 16. He took his chance and became a regular in the Arsenal XI.


Wilshere spent ten years with the Arsenal first team before leaving the club on a free transfer. His exit coincided with the end of the Arsene Wenger era in North London. In the latter part of his years at Arsenal, the midfielder had played for Bournemouth on loan. After his time at Arsenal came to an end, Jack Wilshere played for West Ham United and Bournemouth again before signing for AGF Aarhus in the Danish league this year as he left English football for the first time in his career. In total, Wilshere spent ten years with the Gunners first team. It must also be pointed out that Wilshere trained with Mikel Arteta and the Arsenal players before he sealed a transfer to Aarhus. (more…)

WILSHERE URGES ARSENAL TO SIGN RICE

Former Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has called on Arsenal officials to sign Declan Rice from West Ham United after the Englishman impressed him during the recent Europa League quarterfinal first leg encounter between the Hammers and visitors Lyon FC of France.

AGF Aarhus of Denmark midfielder Jack Wilshere was so impressed with his compatriot to the extent that he tweeted that no defensive midfielder can rival Rice at the moment. The tweet generated a lot of comments from football fans. One of the fans replied that Liverpool midfielder Fabinho is a better defensive midfielder than England international Rice. In his response, Jack Wilshere said that Rice is doing a very good job in a team like West Ham United as he mentioned Barcelona defensive midfielder Sergio Busquets as a very strong defensive midfielder who was at his peak four of five years ago.

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WILSHERE REACTS TO BEN WHITE INVITATION

Former Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has reacted to the recent invitation given to Ben White by England senior national team manager Gareth Southgate. Jack Wilshere used his Instagram Story to give his reaction to the news of the call-up to the Three Lions set-up. According to him, it’s about time that Arsenal centre back White returned to the Three Lions of England fold on the back of his impressive displays for the Gunners this season. Jack Wilshere is delighted that the former Brighton & Hove Albion and Leeds United player has been recognised by his national team after impressing alongside Gabriel Magalhaes at the heart of the Arsenal defence this season.


Ben White is in his first season at Arsenal on the back of his big transfer from Brighton last summer. Until the call-up was made public on Thursday, White had not received any invitation from Southgate and his England coaching staff as an Arsenal player until now. He makes a return to the England squad for the first time since the Euro 2020 tournament. (more…)

ARSENAL: WILSHERE REACTS TO PLAYER EXIT

Former Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has reacted to the exit ofgoalkeeper DejanIliev who left the Gunners earlier this week. Iliev left Arsenal by mutual consent and he thereafter penned an emotional farewell on his social media accounts.

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On his Instagram account, several past and present Arsenal including Jack Wilshere wished Iliev well in his future endeavours. Apart from Jack Wilshere, the likes of Petr Cech,Zech Medley, Emiliano Martinez and Hector Bellerin also sent their wishes via the replies to his post on Instagram.
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WILSHERE PICKS ROONEY OVER KANE

Ex-Arsenal and West Ham United midfielder Jack Wilshere has opted for Wayne Rooney ahead of Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane. Jack Wilshere was on TalkSPORT as recent as last week and he was asked to pick one from the England duo of Rooney and Kane. In his response to the question, Jack Wilshere said that Manchester United legend Rooney was unplayable when he was at the peak of his powers in the colours of the England national team. Wilshere went on to say that he has not seen anyone better than Rooney at the age of 16 before adding that the current Derby County manager will get angry in training and drive past three or four before smashing the ball into the back of the net.

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Rooney is the all-time leading goalscorer for the Three Lions of England with 53 goals in 120 appearances. However, Spurs star Kane is closing in on him after netting seven times in the last two qualifying games for the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup tournament.
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WILSHERE RETURNS TO ARSENAL

 

Jack Wilshere is back at Arsenal as he tries to maintain his fitness in the quest to find a new club.The England international has been without a club since he was released by English Championship side Bournemouth at the end of last season.


Arsenal confirmed that Jack Wilshere has returned to the club in a training capacity earlier this month.While he’s training with the Gunners first team, Jack Wilshere will also do his coaching badges at the club as he looks to the future beyond his career as a professional footballer.
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WILSHERE SAYS SAKA WILL HAVE A GREAT FUTURE AT ARSENAL

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Arsenal star Bukayo Saka has been receiving a lot of accolades and praise for his sheer talent and impressive performances not only for the Gunners but for the W gland national team and he has continued to earn himself those accolades. Despite still being just a teenager, he has done well to break out from the Arsenal Academy and has not looked back since he made his debut for his childhood club. Saka was handed his Premier League professional debut by Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta since then, he has been able to earn himself the number 7 shirt at the club, previously worn by their former Chilean superstar Alexis Sanchez.

Saka is not the only youngster in the Arsenal team currently and there are also the likes of Gabriel Martineli. The Brazilian attacker is also another very important young player at Arsenal and he has also been tipped to have a bright future at the Emirates Stadium. A couple of former Arsenal players like Ian Wright have had their say on Saka and his talent and they believe that the young English star is ready for great things and all he needs to do is continue to work hard and maintain his focus on his journey to the top. (more…)

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