As the true Gooner he is, Jack Wilshere led the fans in a slew of anti-Tottenham chants during the open top bus parade following our FA Cup victory over Aston Villa.
And now in a bizarre twist, the England international has now been charged with improper conduct by The FA.
Wilshere was warned about his anti-Tottenham chants following last year’s cup win as well, but now could be facing more serious action.
A statement from The FA said: “It is alleged his conduct in making and/or inciting certain comments during the club’s open bus trophy tour was improper and/or brought the game into disrepute.”
The 23-year-old had already apologised for his conduct, and Arsenal staff claimed they had warned the young midfielder, but would be taking no further action, as reported by the BBC.
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The FA have taken a different view however, and Wilshere now has until 6pm on 10 June to respond to the charge.
It’s ridiculous that such a big deal has been made of this, as Wilshere was merely being an Arsenal fan during a celebration for Arsenal fans. Players do need to understand that they are seen as role models nowadays, but to be facing charges seems extreme considering what else goes unpunished in the Premier League.