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Latest Wilshere incident leaves Arsenal in another tough spot

<> at Emirates Stadium on July 26, 2015 in London, England.

Jack Wilshere, Arsenal FC

Stuart MacFarlane

Jack Wilshere’s trouble at night clubs is again an issue after reports of an incident with police outside a bar.

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The authorities were reportedly quizzing Wilshere on an alleged assault inside a bar, though reports say he maintains he was not involved in said assault.

From The Telegaph’s Jeremy Wilson:

Wilshere has not played the full 90 minutes of a match for Arsenal since September 2014 and had only returned to full training on Friday following eight months out with a stress fracture to his leg.

The fact, then, that he was even out in central London the following night will renew doubts about his professionalism ahead of a potential comeback for the Under-21 team on Friday. Video footage shows Wilshere attempting to hide his face as he is spoken to by police at around 2.15am on a back street of central London on Sunday morning.


It’s too soon to know what happened and didn’t happen, but also a shame that the 24-year-old has been unable to dodge drama. Worth monitoring as his return to the Premier League field comes closer.

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