Wilshere, 19, is set to be running outside next week after stepping up his rehabilitation after surgery on his foot injury which is a massive boost for the Gunners who require some more creative depth in their midfield.
Wenger has also confirmed that Walcott is set to return from illness ahead of their last Emirates fixture of the year, while both Gibbs and Sagna are set to return at the tail end of January.
Jack Wilshere does not need to many people to look after his career. The most important thing for Jack Wilshere is that he gets fit again. The positive news for us and England is that he is progressing very quickly.
I would keep February (as his return date). Jack pushes every day of course to be be quicker than the medical expectations. He might win the battle.
[on Theo Walcott] Theo is OK [after his illness] and we have no new injuries from the Wolves game.
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[on the injured players] Bacary Sagna and Kieran Gibbs could be back first – maybe by late-January. After that, Jack Wilshere will be back.