Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere is set to be reminded of his responsibilities following his expletive Spurs chants at our victory parade on Sunday, Sky Sports reports.
Wilshere led thousand of Arsenal fans to sing the infamous anti-Spurs chants by asking them what they thought of Tottenham while also singing: “Tottenham Hotspur, it’s happened again.”
Wilshere: “What do we think of Tottenham?” https://t.co/Wun1osSuhs
— Chris Wheatley (@GoonerTalk) May 31, 2015
Wilshere’s chants led our in-house media channel ‘Arsenal Player’ to halt their live coverage of the parade and apologise to the viewing public.
This isn’t the first time Wilshere has been in the headlines for his ‘misdemeanours’ with the midfielder voicing similar chants at last season’s FA Cup parade.
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Considering that these reports emanated from ‘Sky sources’, you’d imagine that the club’s PR department gave them a line to calm the ‘outrage’ Wilshere’s comments caused.
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In reality, Wilshere will most likely get away with his choice words for one simple reason – he’s hardly committed murder. The 23-year-old clearly felt comfortable to repeat the chant which took many by surprise last year, indicating that he’s been allowed some leeway.
Also, having a little dig at the arch enemy during a trophy-winning parade has become a tradition and wasn’t worth intense media coverage when the likes of Ray Parlour and Ian Wright did similarly in the past.
I say build Jack a statue, and forget the slap on the wrist!