Wenger: Wilshere is not injured

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Arsene Wenger has dismissed newspaper reports that he is angry with the FA and confirmed that Jack Wilshere is not injured.

Articles in both the Daily Mirror and Daily Mail this morning had claimed that the boss was furious with Roy Hodgson for playing the Arsenal midfielder in both of England’s friendlies against Chile and Germany, however, speaking to Arsenal Player this afternoon Wenger set the record straight:

“First of all Jack is not injured, that was not the right information. Secondly, I have no problem with the FA, they respected completely what they told me and it was [for Wilshere] to play in one game and be on the bench in the other.

“They did that very well. So there is no misunderstanding there. Exactly [they did what we agreed].”

Earlier in the day Wilshere had taken to Twitter to criticise the @MirrorFootball account for publishing what he deemed lies.

Presumably Jack will therefore be involved in Saturday’s game with Southampton.

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AGunner

Newspapers lying? Surely not!

benvnc

These bloody newspapers! What will be next, Bendtner to Barcelona or Madrid?

the only sam is nelson
the only sam is nelson

if only nik had been put on a long term contract we’d have been able to start a bidding war over him

as it is, with only 6 months to go, TGSTEL can take his talents to wherever he wants, and Arsenal won’t benefit from his move. Clearly a case of wenger out, usmanov in, etc etc and so on.

benvnc

No, his contract seems to have lasted longer than necessary.

CountLeaf

nice one sherlock

Hugo

Good news!

Still want Rosicky to start, though!

killbot

Agreed. Jack’s talent is clear for all to see, but Rocky deserves his place in the team at the moment. Love the way he drives the midfield forward!

abel worku

lets trust him.

haters gunner hate

Newspapers…..responsible for more hacking than Dave O’Leary’s Leeds Utd

palace gunner

Oi gd news remember 100% fit j10 lv the courage tuck in defence attack lad oi level

AP

Funny that i am hearing an ambulance outside while reading that…oioioioioioioioioioioi…

fredflintstein

Oh good news remember 100% Jack Wilshire 10 love the courage tuck in defence attack lad oi level. Ahhhh, makes sense now.

TR7 > CR7

“Oi gd news remember 100% fit j10 lv the courage tuck in defence attack lad oi level”

Translation attempt 1:

“Oh, good news! Remember when Jack was 100% fit? I loved his courage in the tackle, and how he tucked in when defending attacks. The lad was on another level!”

Translation attempt 2:

“Oh, good news! Remember, a 100% fit Jack Wilshere plays with love for the club and incredible courage. The opposition better tuck in that defense, because the lad will surely increase our level of attack.”

Translation attempt 3:

“Oh good! But does anyone remember seeing in the news that 100% fitted Chinese J-10 Jet? I would say I had the courage to get stuck in and pilot one of those, be it in defense or attack, but oh lad, I wouldn’t be on the level.

the ghost of LANS

TR7 > CR7 i doth my cap to you sir

Dial square

WTF

Previgo

All the media does is create problems

RayParlour

Great news, Only a matter of time before we see Jack back to his best form. Think he is so eager at the minute to make things happen and just needs to start enjoying himself. Can’t wait for the game Saturday. Was suffering over the international break from withdrawal Syntoms. COYG

santori

Daily Mirror…it’s that idjit John Cross.

He wrote a piece in espn “Suckernet’ world leader in sports that Wenger should bring out the kiddy gloves for Jack so he can play in the world cup.

Erm…it’s the other way round mate. What a plonker.

The media know F all as per usual. Stick to the blogs like this one!

Jay ozil

Media is shit

Don't believe the hype
Don't believe the hype

What a sleazy industry.

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