Jack Wilshere has unsurprisingly accepted the FA charge brought against him, with the England international punished for his anti-Tottenham chants during the open top bus parade following our FA Cup final victory, as reported by Sky Sports.
The 23-year-old was charged with misconduct after he led the chants, with the young Gunner issuing expletives over the microphone.
The matter was massively blown out of proportion, as far worse happens on a daily basis in football. Wilshere was simply being an Arsenal fan, and echoing a chant that is used at every single Arsenal game.
He was warned for similar behaviour after last year’s FA Cup celebrations, which is probably why he was punished this time around.
Wilshere must now wait to see what his punishment will be; with Sky reporting a small fine is likely, while a suspension is a possibility.
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“I was a little (disappointed with the charge), but you know that is something the FA are dealing with and my club are dealing with so what will be, will be,” Wilshere said, as quoted by Sky Sports.
“I have always had that bond with the Arsenal fans since I was young because I came through the club. I grew up at Arsenal and I love the fans but, believe it or not, I have actually got family who are Tottenham fans so it’s nothing personal against them, it was just a bit of fun.”
The FA are clearly making an example out of Wilshere, but hopefully they don’t take it too far and hit him with a ban.