Wenger worried about Wilshere’s latest injury woe

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger fears that midfielder Jack Wilshere may not be able to reach his full potential due to recurrent injuries.

Wilshere, who has been loaned out by Arsenal to AFC Bournemouth for the current season, suffered a hairline fracture to his left fibia during his team’s 0-4 defeat at Tottenham Hotspur last weekend and has been ruled for the rest of the campaign. Continue reading

Arsenal yet to open contract talks with English trio

The Evening Standard has revealed that Arsenal are slow of the mark in their attempt to get the English trio of Jack Wilshere, Kieran Gibbs and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to ink new deals with the club.

All three players have entered the final 18 months of their current deals, but according to the aforementioned report, the Gunners’ Management is yet to speak to the agents of any of them about extending their stay at the club. Continue reading

New deal beckons for Arsenal midfielder

Arsenal have been slow to get key players to commit to new deals this season, but one player who looks certain to have secure his Arsenal future is young midfielder Jack Wilshere, who has resurrected his career during his loan spell at Bournemouth.

Having endured an injury riddled time at the Emirates over the last two seasons, a prudent move out on loan to Dean Court appears to have rejuvenated the England international, who turned 25 yesterday. Continue reading

Cazorla ruled out of action till March

Arsenal’s Spanish midfield maestro Santi Cazorla has been ruled out of action for the next three months at the very least with the club having decided that the 31 year old has not progressed sufficiently from the knock he picked up on his Achilles while playing against Ludogorets in the Champions League and will as a result require surgery.

The veteran attacker, in the final year of his contract at the Emirates, is unlikely to feature before March 2017, and even then it remains to be seen when he actually regains full fitness and what kind of role he will play for the Gunners in the title run-in. Continue reading

Wilshere stars as Bournemouth hold Tottenham

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere did his bit for Bournemouth today, holding Tottenham to a 0-0 draw at the Vitality Stadium in the early kick-off on Saturday.

Wilshere got his first 90 minutes of the season under his belt and was solid in midfield, limiting Spurs to negligible chances, that prevented the Gunners’ North London rivals from going top of the league standings. Continue reading

New contract beckons for Arsenal midfield ace

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has revealed that the club will be offering loaned out midfielder Jack Wilshere a new contract this year.

Wilshere, who is spending the season out on loan at Bournemouth in the search of some much needed playing time, made just 17 appearances for Arsenal over the last two seasons combined. Continue reading

Howe pleased with Wilshere impact

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere, on loan at Bournemouth for the season, had a positive impact in his first game for his new side, coming off the bench and helping the Cherries grab a crucial three points against West Bromwich Albion.

Wilshere was introduced in the second half in place of Jordan Ibe and while not having a direct hand in Callum Wilson’s match-winning goal, did have the desired impact on the team and the fans with his play. Continue reading