We will be without Jack Wilshere for this weekend’s North London derby, which is a massive blow as the 23-year-old bleeds Arsenal colours.
He is with us in spirit however, and showed his support on Twitter ahead of the crunch Premier League clash.
Ever the patriot, Wilshere was thrilled with England’s 21-16 Six Nations rugby victory last night. He implored his fellow Gunners to make it a perfect weekend by following it up with a win over Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham side.
— Jack Wilshere (@JackWilshere) February 7, 2015
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Still recovering from an ankle injury sustained against Manchester United earlier in the season, the England international was not set to return for another few weeks. He is well ahead of schedule though, and has already returned to training.
We have been on an excellent run of form as of late, so much so in fact that Wilshere may find it hard to regain his spot in the team. He will be a fantastic option to have available however, and the competition will hopefully bring out the best in everyone.