Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has promised fans that the team will look to the Manchester United game as an opportunity to bounce back from our defeat to Swansea City, he said on his Twitter page.
Not the result we wanted last night but we have the chance to put that right on Sunday at Old Trafford!! pic.twitter.com/vonZF5BME2
— Jack Wilshere (@JackWilshere) May 12, 2015
In a game in which we completely dominated, just how we managed to lose left many stunned and Wilshere is looking for a quick response.
Our hopes of clinching second place took a severe blow on Monday night and we now face a fight for third place with Manchester United.
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Wilshere told Arsenal Player that our victory at Old Trafford in the FA Cup has given the squad confidence that we can repeat the performance.
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“We’ve been there in the FA Cup this season and won, so we know what it takes. Our confidence will be high going there but we’ve got to perform,” the 23-year-old said (via Arsenal.com).
After a lethargic hour of football, we only seemed to pick up pace following the introduction of Wilshere and Theo Walcott as our passes moved Swansea City’s rearguard more rapidly.
Wilshere seems more suited to the right-wing position than Aaron Ramsey given his ability to beat players with his close control and could be pushing for a start on Sunday.
Our rigid and predictable display against Swansea will hopefully see the end of Wenger’s experiment of Ramsey playing on the right. It clearly hasn’t worked.