WHY ARSENAL TURNED WILSHERE REQUEST
Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has revealed that his request to train with the club’s u-23 team was turned down by the Gunners. Jack Wilshere spoke to Sky Sports about his former club as he disclosed that he sent a request to the club for him to train with the youth team. According to Jack Wilshere, the request to train with the Arsenal u-23s was sent a long time ago and that the request was denied due to Covid-19 restrictions.
Jack Wilshere has been without a club since he was released by West Ham United at the start of the season. The England international midfielder featured for the Hammers in the EFL Cup once this season before his contract was terminated.
Jack Wilshere had a one year to run on his Hammers contract before both parties decided to terminate the deal. Wilshere had signed a three-year deal when he joined the Hammers two years ago. The Englishmanbecame a free agent in the summer of 2018 after Arsenal appointed Spanish tactician Unai Emery as their manager.
He had been at Arsenal for over a decade until that summer. His Arsenal exit coincided with the departure of legendary manager Arsene Wenger. Frenchman Wenger was the man responsible for his Arsenal debut as a teenager. Jack Wilshere showed a lot of promise while he came through the youth ranks at the club into the first team at the young age of 16.
Jack Wilshere battled with several injuries throughout his Arsenal career and that impacted negatively on his career as he failed to live up to the huge potentials showed at the start of his career at the Emirates Stadium. Jack Wilshere became a free agent upon leaving Arsenal in 2018 and he immediately signed for West Ham United on a free transfer with weekly wages of £100,000.