Jack Wilshere wasn't deemed ready for even the bench against Burnley but he played 88 healthy minutes for Arsenal's U21 side against Reading on Monday.
Jack Wilshere's injury has lasted longer than expected but the England international is back in the squad for Arsenal's Week 32 trip to Burnley.
Arsene Wenger was non-committal when discussing the likelihood that Jack Wilshere will participate against Liverpool on Saturday.
Jack Wilshere will miss at least Arsenal's Week 27 and 28 matches after he had a minor procedure on his ankle.
It appears that Jack Wilshere needs a break from his rehabilitation before ever getting in a competitive match.
Jack Wilshere is nearing the end of what will be approximately a three month absence from Arsenal's first team.
Arsene Wenger has stated that Jack Wilshere will return to full training next week with the manager hoping that will happen as soon as Sunday.
Arsene Wenger indicated in his Week 23 press conference that Jack Wilshere is about 10 days from resuming normal training activities.
Jack Wilshere could be out for anywhere from three weeks to four months depending on what a scan reveals later this week.
Jack Wilshere played well but couldn't convert when it counted and then suffered yet another ankle injury as Arsenal fell to United 2-1.
Jack Wilshere is ready to go after missing the club's past two Premier League matches with an illness.
Jack Wilshere picked up a kick to the knee in training this week and may be forced to miss Arsenal's Week 10 match with Burnley.
With Mesut Ozil reportedly out until early 2015, Jack Wilshere should get his chance to show what he can do in a central attacking midfield role.
Jack Wilshere was on the bench for Arsenal's mid-week Champions League match and came on for the final few minutes. He should be fit to start against Chelsea if called upon.