Arsenal news: Jack Wilshere unsure about his future at The Emirates
On-loan Bournemouth midfielder Jack Wilshere claims he is unsure of his future at parent club Arsenal claiming he made the loan switch to better his chances of playing regular football and improve his fitness. Wilshere says the loan move was his best shot at returning to top fitness for club and country but doubts if he’ll play another game at Arsenal.
Wilshere revealed he found it very hard to cope with the number of injuries that have hampered his promising career claiming it was hard to deal with the injuries and almost fell out of love with the sport after consistent niggling injuries kept him out of action for around two seasons.
Wilshere made a move to Bournemouth after Wenger failed to promise Wilshere a regular starting berth at the North London club he graduated from as a young scholar in the game. The England international received a call-up back to England national team by interim manager Gareth Southgate and hopes to go back to Arsenal and prove his worth at his boyhood club, but claims it looks unlikely and will have to consider leaving the club he adores on a permanent basis.
"It's difficult for me to say because I love Arsenal and I've had great times there, and they've been great for me, and I can still see myself playing there,” said Wilshere while speaking to Sky Sports.
"But who knows what the future holds? I've got a year left when I go back there.
"At the moment I'm just trying to have a season where it puts me in a good position at the end of the year, I'm improved as a player, and Arsenal want me back, and we'll see where we go from there.
"I always thought to myself 'of course I love Arsenal', but if there comes a time where I have to leave, then I have to leave, you know? If I go back and I'm not going to be playing, then, of course, I have to think about things.
"But at the moment I'm concentrating on Bournemouth. I want to put myself in a position where I go back next year, and I'm a better player, and I'm fitter, and I can prove to people I can play week in, week out, and I'm ready for the challenge."
Wilshere is focused on the task at hand for Bournemouth and striving to improve his fitness and performances for Eddie Howe and interim manager Gareth Southgate.
Wilshere has found his place under Eddie Howe in the Bournemouth team who are benefiting from the presence of a top class midfield player. Howe has used Wilshere in his preferred role as an 8 or 10 with Wilshere pulling strings for the Cherries as they sit comfortably away from the drop zone in the Premier League.
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