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Jack Wilshere | Midfielder | #32

Team: Bournemouth
Age / DOB:  (25) / 1/1/1992
Ht / Wt:  5'7" / 143

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Eddie Howe believes Mondays defeat at the hands of Manchester City at the Vitality Stadium hinged on injuries to Jack Wilshere and Simon Francis who were forced off during a frenetic opening forty-five minutes.
Speaking after the 2-0 loss, the Cherries manager revealed: "Losing both players was a real blow. We reorganised and had a go, but ultimately, they were too good." Francis suffered a recurrence of the hamstring problem which has hampered him in recent weeks while Wilshere appeared to jar his ankle as he stretched to block David Silva’s shot just before half-time. "We lost our captain and player of Jack's calibre - it obviously hinders any tactical changes we can make which is a real shame," said Howe before adding. "Hopefully they are nothing serious." With no FA Cup duty, Bournemouth can enjoy a rare weekend off, before heading to West Brom when the Premier League resumes in game week 26. Feb 14 - 4:28 AM

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Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe has eased fears that the club could lose playmaker Jack Wilshere back to Arsenal in January in a recall as part of the loan agreement between the teams.

After the news about Santi Cazorla's lengthy layoff until March emerged, heads of many swivelled to the England midfielder rebuilding his career on the south coast. Wilshere has played well for the Cherries this term, usually in an attacking midfielder role however he is yet to find the net. He is the team leader in terms of shot assists on 18 but is yet to register an assist either.
Tue, Dec 6, 2016 01:50:00 PM

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere who is currently on loan at Bournemouth is unsure where his future club is.

Wilshere, who joined Arsenal aged nine, has gone to the south coast Cherries in order to recover his form and fitness following a litany of injury setbacks which have stalled his promising career. The 24 year old has recently completed two consecutive 90 minutes for Bournemouth, his first time being physically able to do that for years. His form has also picked up with a promising record in terms of chances created and he has been unlucky not to score yet too, hitting the post on numerous occasions. His contract at the Emirates expires in 2018 however this does not commit him after his horizons have been broadened.
Source: Sky Sports
Tue, Nov 1, 2016 10:55:00 AM

AFC Bournemouth continue to build on a solid record at home, becoming the first Premier League side to keep Tottenham from scoring this season as the two sides play to a goalless draw.

The Cherries showed today that any opponent visiting their ground will have a tough opponent to deal with, as they played a composed and passionate style of football. They nearly scored an early opener when Charlie Daniels had a open shot in the box from a corner kick but Hugo Lloris made a big save. They showed signs of slowing up their tempo as the first half drew to a close but found another gear in the second half and looked the more threatening side to score. Jack Wilshere had good moments and bad moments but, perhaps more importantly, was able to play the full 90 minutes for the first time this season. Andrew Surman was a late scratch as the midfielder was struck with an illness. Eddie Howe continues to build upon a strong reputation, getting six goals from his players against a poor side last week then an impressive defensive display the following week against a solid Tottenham side.
Source: NBC Sports
Sat, Oct 22, 2016 09:39:00 AM

Bournemouth is already making their hopes to sign Jack Wilshere to a permanent deal known at the end of his season-long loan.

Bournemouth chairman Jeff Mostyn said he wouldn't rule anything out at the end of the season after the former Arsenal prodigy arrived on Deadline Day. He has gone on to play in five of the club's Premier League matches to start the season. "The best we can do is integrate Jack into the team and help him fulfill what he wants. Whether or not we will go beyond a season, I think everything is possible. You have to be realistic and Jack may well consider his home to be back at Arsenal...But if there is a possibility and Eddie Howe decides that he's somebody he wants to keep it will be up to him."
Wed, Sep 28, 2016 06:43:00 PM

AFC Bournemouth chairman Jeff Mostyn has stated that the club are open to making Jack Wilshere's loan at the club permanent.

Wilshere joined the Cherries from Arsenal on loan in a bid to get his career back on track after consistent set backs in recent years. He was no longer guaranteed game time so joined Eddie Howe's outfit to build fitness, confidence and form back. Wilshere has so far made three appearances for the club, showing some glimpses of his class in the process. However, he has not done enough to prevent the club's poor start to the season which finds them languishing in 15th position in the table. He hit the crossbar in last weekend's 1-0 win over Everton after a Coleman block stopped him scoring his first Bournemouth goal. He is yet to play 90 minutes for the club.
Source: ESPNFC
Tue, Sep 27, 2016 05:55:00 PM

Eddie Howe has finalized a season-long loan for Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere.

This is a huge deal for the Cherries. If Wilshere can stay healthy then he's a massive improvement over anyone that the Cherries currently have in midfield. He could conceivably boost the performances of Callum Wilson, Jordan Ibe and Josh King as well as producing strong statistics of his own.
Wed, Aug 31, 2016 04:48:00 PM

There hasn't been any confirmation of a deal from either side but reports have Jack Wilshere leaning toward a loan deal with Bournemouth over Crystal Palace or Roma.

The Cherries need a creative force in the center of the park and the word is that Eddie Howe has impressed Jack Wilshere to the point that he is leaning toward joining the south coast club over a variety of other suitors. Wilshere will certainly play as often as he is fit if he signs on with the Cherries and will certainly feel the pressure of trying to keep them out of the relegation battle. His expectations for playing time and productivity go up exponentially if this deal goes through although the ever-present risk of injury will still remain with Wilshere.
Wed, Aug 31, 2016 01:10:00 PM

With the Arsenal midfield incredibly crowded, Jack Wilshere may leave for the season on loan.

The conversation seems to be at the general level right now as in "Arsenal have told Jack Wilshere he can go out on loan" rather than there being a ton of specifics. Roma has been mentioned as having some interest but definitely nothing concrete. If Wilshere heads down the table in the Premier League then he could be a valuable addition to a fantasy squad in formats with peripheral stats. Jumping too early could be a mistake though as he could just as easily end up outside of the Premier League.
Tue, Aug 30, 2016 10:04:00 AM

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger confirmed that midfielder Jack Wilshere will not be ready for the club's season opener on Sunday.

Said Wenger in his pre-match press conference: "Jack is doing well, but he will be short for Sunday. He is back in training but will not be completely ready for Sunday." The 24-year-old looks to still be recovering from the aftereffects of a broken leg that caused him to miss most of last season, although the midfielder was a part of England's Euro 2016 team this summer. While he has returned to training, Wenger didn't want to risk him against Liverpool this weekend with plenty of options. Expect Granit Xhaka to make his Premier League debut with a start in central midfield.
Thu, Aug 11, 2016 06:46:00 AM

Jack Wilshere has been omitted from the Arsenal squad travelling to Scandinavia this weekend because of injury.

Following the win over Chivas last Sunday, manager Arsène Wenger confirmed Wilshere has "a slight patella problem" although "he should be with us on tour." However, when the 25-man squad was announced on Thursday afternoon, there was no place for the Arsenal midfielder. Alexis Sanchez and Aaron Ramsey have been included as Wenger looks to fast track their return to fitness but Laurent Koscielny, Olivier Giroud and Mesut Ozil won’t be back in full training until next week. Gabriel Paulista is over his recent bout of tonsillitis leaving Rob Holding and Callum Chambers to fight it out to see who partners the Brazilian in the heart of the Gunners defence.
Thu, Aug 4, 2016 11:26:00 AM

A familiar face returns to the Arsenal treatment room as Arsène Wenger confirms Jack Wilshere picked up a "slight" injury during Friday night’s 2-1 win over the MLS All-Star side in San Jose.

Wilshere started the match at the Avaya Stadium, his first domestic involvement of the summer, but he was replaced at half-time. Post-match there was no mention of any problems, however, the England international was omitted from the squad which faced Chivas 48 hours later and Wenger had this to say: "Jack has a slight problem with his knee. He should come back quickly, maybe next week. It’s a slight patella problem but I think he should be with us on tour on Thursday." And the Gunners have been dealt a further blow with the news that Santi Cazorla is likely to miss the start of the season due to concerns over his conditioning: "He’s a bit behind the others physically but I think he will be alright, maybe not on August 15th, but at the end of August."
Source: Daily Star
Mon, Aug 1, 2016 11:32:00 AM

Jack Wilshere will, in all likelihood, be in the squad for Arsenal's Week 35 match at the Stadium of Light but don't expect a lot of minutes.

Frankly, regardless of what might be best for the player and his faint hopes of representing England in the Euros this summer, Arsenal can't afford to start Jack Wilshere on Sunday. He wouldn't be a presumptive starter even if he'd been healthy all season so the notion that he might get a start as Arsenal scratch and claw to finish in the Champions League places seems far-fetched. Look for Wilshere to maybe get 20 to 30 minutes if Arsenal are leading comfortably.
Source: BBC Sport
Fri, Apr 22, 2016 11:08:00 AM

Jack Wilshere came through last Friday's U21 match unscathed and will play with the U21s again today as he looks to return from a lengthy injury layoff.

With two matches coming up on Sunday and Thursday, Jack Wilshere coming through a second U21 match with his health intact might signal an opportunity to participate with the first team in match week 34. It is reasonable to expect that Wilshere will be on the bench for Sunday's match with Crystal Palace with a start at least possible against West Brom on Thursday. None of this is certain with Mohamed Elneny playing well in holding midfield but with three matches in 7 days, Wenger might want to give the Egyptian a break while easing Wilshere back into the line-up.
Thu, Apr 14, 2016 10:28:00 AM

As part of the final stage of his return from a broken leg, Jack Wilshere will turn out for the Arsenal U21 squad on Friday.

As you might imagine, Wilshere is being brought back slowly and the chances of him playing for the U21s on Friday and then for the first team on Saturday are non-existent. More likely, if Wilshere comes through the youth match on Friday in good shape then he will be in contention to participate in Week 34 at the Emirates against Crystal Palace. With three matches in eight days between the 17th and the 24th Wilshere seems likely to see at least one start.
Thu, Apr 7, 2016 05:02:00 PM