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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.

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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.

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

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Wilshere's decision to move to Bournemouth is a smart footballing move that could help him resurrect his flailing career.

Arsenal transfer rumours: Jack Wilshere joined Bournemouth after advice from David Beckham

The English midfielder was a surprise loan signing by Bournemouth in the summer transfer window.

Paul Scholes says Jack Wilshere should've joined AS Roma and not AFC Bournemouth

The 41-year-old has been critical of the English midfielder before, too.

Official: Jack Wilshere joins Bournemouth on a season long loan

The 24-year-old has agreed terms and will complete his medical soon

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Arsenal Transfer Rumours: Jack Wilshere could go to Juventus on loan

It looks like Arsenal's favourite son is on his way out of London on a loan deal

Jack Wilshere: What now for the Arsenal midfielder and the once-prodigal-son of England?

Wilshere has reached a crossroads in his career and achieving an upward trajectory needs a lot of work
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