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Jack Wilshere Biography & Latest News

Jack Wilshere Biography

Jack Andrew Garry Wilshere is an English footballer who plays as a midfielder for Arsenal and the England national team. Wilshere joined the Arsenal Academy in October 2001 at the age of nine and came up the ranks to become the captain at the tender age of 15. In 2007, he featured in the Champions Youth Cup and scored his first goal against Aston Villa Under-18s in a 4–1 win. He played an important role in Arsenal's 2009 FA Youth Cup win, scoring goals in the semi final and producing a man-of-the-match display against Liverpool. Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger gave Wilshere a place in Arsenal's first team squad for the 2008–09 season. On 25 November 2008, Wilshere came on as a substitute in a UEFA Champions League match against Dynamo Kyiv, becoming the fifth sixteen-year-old to ever play in the Champions League. On 29 January 2010, he was loaned off to Bolton Wanderers until the end of the season. Wilshere was named Arsenal's Player of The Month for September 2010. In April 2011, Wilshere won the PFA Young Player of the Year award, and was also named in the PFA Team of the Year for the 2010–11 season. Wilshere is a player known for his movement, vision, passing and combination play.
Basic Player Info
Full Name Jack Wilshere
Nationality England
Position Midfielder
Current Club Arsenal
Shirt Number 0
Arsenal Jul 2017 - Present
Bournemouth Aug 2016 - Jun 2017
Arsenal May 2010 - Aug 2016
Bolton Wanderers Jan 2010 - May 2010
Arsenal Aug 2007 - Jan 2010
England Under 21 Jun 2009 - Oct 2012
England Jan 2010 - Present
Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
Bolton Wanderers
Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2016 France EC Qualification 5 2 0 1 0 433
European Championship 3 0 0 0 0 112
2014 Brazil WC Qualification Europe 4 0 0 0 0 145
World Cup 2 0 0 0 0 90
2012 Poland/Ukraine EC Qualification 2 0 0 1 0 172
Total 16 2 0 2 0 952
England Under 21

Jack Wilshere Latest News & Articles

EPL 2016/17: Jack Wilshere wants to earn new contract with Arsenal

Wilshere also said that he would be rooting for the Gunners to win the league and hoped they did.

EPL 2016/17: Arsene Wenger believes Jack Wilshere can be the club's Steven Gerrard

The French manager has also explained the reason behind letting Jack Wilshere leave on loan.

EPL 2016/17: I want Bournemouth to beat Arsenal, says Jack Wilshere

Wilshere's move to Bournemouth has been largely successful so far having featured for the Cherries nine times this season.

Daily transfer news and rumours roundup - 22nd November 2016

Take a look at some of the hottest rumours of the day.

Serie A transfer rumour: Jack Wilshere wanted by AC Milan

A move to Milan could kickstart the young Englishman's career.

Arsenal news: Jack Wilshere unsure about his future at The Emirates

Wilshere unsure of future as he reveals almost moving away from Football.

EPL 2016/17: Jack Wilshere reveals why he joined Bournemouth

Jack Wilshere didn't reveal much about his future and said he was concentrating on improving as a player

EPL 2016/17: Liverpool's Joe Gomez wanted by Bournemouth and Huddersfield

Liverpool youngster Joe Gomez is in high demand.

EPL 2016/17: Sanchez and Ozil asked to lower their wage demands by Arsenal cult hero Perry Groves

The Arsenal stars have been asked to cut down their demands for a salary hike by former player Perry Groves

EPL 2016-17: Premier League Memes of the Week - Game Week 5

Our collection of the memes of the week.

EPL 2016/17: Manchester City 4-0 Bournemouth - 5 talking points

A dazzling Manchester City side made it eight out of eight wins in all competitions.

EPL 2016-17: Manchester City 4-0 Bournemouth - Player Ratings

League leaders Manchester City cantered to a 4-0 victory over Bournemouth to stay at the top of the Premier League table.

Arsene Wenger says Jack Wilshere will sign a new long-term deal at Arsenal

Despite joining the Cherries on loan, the Arsenal boss says Wilshere has a big role at the Emirates.

EPL 2016-17: Arsene Wenger says Jack Wilshere will manage Arsenal in the future

Jack Wilshere was sent out on loan to Bournemouth this season to get more playing time in the Premier League.

Mesut Ozil wants Jack Wilshere's number 10 shirt at Arsenal

Mesut Ozil revealed his desire for the kit number that was worn by greats like Zidane, Pele, and Maradona
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