At least the Arsenal under 21 side have got a second chance to achieve the main goal of winning promotion to the top division of the Barclays Premier League, but you would have to worry about our chances after the young Gunners followed in the footsteps of the senior side by blowing what seemed to be a golden opportunity to finish on top of the league.
Jack Wilshere featured for Arsenal’s Under-21 side tonight against West Bromwich Albion, and gave his coaches a fright before being allowed to see the match out.
The England international was making his third appearance since recovering from a leg injury which has prevented him from playing a second of Premier League football this season.
There is still plenty of time and lots that could go wrong for Arsenal in this topsy-turvy and hard to get a grip on Premier League season. For instance, all that Leicester City need to do is not to lose two games and draw another of their six remaining matches and the Gunners can do whatever they like and not affect the destination of the Premier League trophy in May.
The Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has not played even one competitive game this season after he was cruelly injured the day before the Gunners played Chelsea in the Community Shield, but he is now finally getting back to fitness and played an hour of an U21 match last night. Although he may be too late to have an effect on Arsenal’s title race, he is still keen to get ready to play in the Euros with England.
Jack Wilshere made his long-awaited return to action last night, starting for the Under-21’s side against Newcastle United.
The 24 year-old has been out of action since May of last year, and is eager to return to the first-team in order to try and seal a place on the plane for Roy Hodgson’s England squad.
Jack Wilshere is no stranger to being in the newspapers for the wrong reasons, and this weekends fracas and brawl outside a nightclub at 2 am was swiftly broadcast to the world at large in very large headlines. The Arsenal midfielder has not kicked a ball in anger this season, but his manager Arsene Wenger has now judged him close to fitness and has scheduled him to play for the U21s this evening.
Arsenal have agreed a new contract with breakthrough star Alex Iwobi, but Arsenal talks to extend Jack Wilshere’s deal has been put on the back burner.
The England international is yet to feature this season, having picked up an injury in May of last year, but recently returned to training in hope of earning some playing time.
Jack Wilshere has been caught up in a fresh batch of controversy after being snapped following a fracas outside a nightclub, shortly after being ejected from the venue.
The England international is nearing a return from his leg break, which has kept him out of action since May of last year, but could find himself in manager Arsene Wenger’s bad books this week.