Not all Arsenal fans will remember how much of a top class player the England international Jack Wilshere can be, as we have certainly not seen a lot of evidence to that fact over the last few years. But when you consider that he scored two of our best goals ever in the two previous seasons despite all the injury problems that have hampered his progress as a player you can perhaps understand why Arsene Wenger has shown so much patience with him.#
Obviously the boss would love to be able to call on the old WQilshere who once gave a football lesson to a grteat Barcelona team which included midfield maetro’s like Xavi and Iniesta, but a large section of the Arsenal fanbase have come to accept that Jack is one of those players that may never achieve their true potential.
So while it is great news that the newly married 25-year old completed over an hour of football with the Arsenal reserves this week as he continues his comeback from yet another injury, the bigger news for Arsenal and the thing that is much more likely to have a positive impact on our challenge for the Premier League title is that Francis Coquelin also played in that match for the same amount of time.
Coquelin on form is a huge part of the Arsenal team and before the minor knock that saw him miss the last few weeks the combative FRenchman was in great form. It would, of course, be great to have Jack back doing what he does best but in reality I am much happier to hear that Coquelin could be fit to face Stoke at the weekend and almost certainly will be at Anfield the weekend after that, don’t you agree Gooners?