A report by Sky Sports looking at injured players in the Premier League from 2011/12 downwards has identified Arsenal’s Jack Wilshere as the most injured player.
The Three Lions player in the last six seasons has missed at least 884 days of footballing action. The injuries were recorded by Physioroom.com.
Wilshere picked up mostly foot and ankle injuries during the time he was sidelined, analysis reveal. Almost seventy percent of the 879 injuries he endured in a Gunner shirt were foot and ankle related.
Then there’s another Arsenal star in AbouDiaby. The ex-Emirates star was sidelined for 858 days before he eventually exited the club in 2015.
The duo and others ensured Arsenal are the Premier League most hit side in the period under consideration. Over 10,000 days were lost to injuries, as different players limited the strength of the team. Manchester United and Everton FC are second and third with 9,600 and 8,058 respectively. Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur complete the top five teams hit with a spate of injuries in the Premier League for the six years. Continue reading WILSHERE IS PREMIER LEAGUE’S MOST INJURED PLAYER
Premier League side Bournemouth want Arsenal transfer player Jack Wilshere to remain at the club.
The South Coast side want the Englishman to make his move to the club a permanent one after the player joined them on a loan deal last summer.
Coach Arsene Wenger sent him there to get regular action whilst watching his progress. The player has been decent for the club and there have been interests in him that might see him leave anytime soon but the Cherries want him to extend his stay.
Wilshere has played 19 times for the side this Premier League campaign. His display is instrumental to the club’s 12th place spot in the current standings. However his future at the end of the season remain a doubt with the player linked to offers away from England. Continue reading BOURNEMOUTH WANT WILSHERE TO STAY
England and Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere who is currently on loan at Bournemouth seems to be getting better as the season goes by.
The player has been allowed to leave on loan by Arsene Wenger in order to rediscover his form.
Indeed Jack Wilshere has suffered various injuries during the recent seasons, and this has undoubtedly affected his performance on the pitch. With the quantity of talented midfielders at Arsenal, it was impossible for the French manager to guarantee Wilshere that he will get enough playing time in the first team.
Arsene Wenger believes that there is nothing better than first team football and that Jack Wilshere will benefit from playing regularly in the Premier League. Although Jack Wilshere would have been playing with the reserve team at Arsenal, Arsene Wenger thinks that it will be better for him to get real competition in the Premier League. Continue reading Wilshere getting better
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe said that Arsenal loanee jack Wilshere is not his priority as Bournemouth gets se for Hull City this weekend.
Wilshere moved to Bournemouth on a year loan deal but is yet to get a full game under Howe who seems only focused on steering the ship of the club. Wilshere made the move in a bid to restore his career back on track. However, he hasn’t been getting enough playtime for proper evaluation.
Howe insists that the playing time of the gunner isn’t a key issue for him.
“The 90 minutes with Wilshere will come, but it is not high on my agenda to talk about. The team is the most important,” Howe said at a news conference. The Tigers game at Vitality Stadium seems to be the main concern for Howe.
“We know the importance of this game. But we know the importance of every game. We feel the pressure in every match to perform and pick up points. Ultimately that is what will get you where you want to be at the end of the season.
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Jack Wilshere has been reported to be out injured for the current season due to a knee injury he picked up.
The injury is supposed to be short term but it adds to the injury crisis that Arsenal is facing. The injury crisis is threatening the start of the campaign of the Gunners after they failed to lift the Premier League last season.
“I know my body better than ever now, and I know what it can and can’t do. It can do most things — it just can’t go into ridiculous challenges. It’s more difficult in a game, but in training I can take myself out of those situations quite easily.
“I give my all and sometimes if I overstretch for something I do open myself up to an injury. But it is something I will definitely be working on by not going into challenges that are 20-80,” Wilshere said as fans worry.
This season is supposed to be the time for the player to re-establish himself after being injured for months, missing games for his club and country. He collided with his teammate Gabriel during a training session and picked up an ankle injury. Wilshere said it was a frustrating time for him as it wasn’t a major tournament but just a training session. He claimed it led him to decide avoid going to tackles. Continue reading JACK WILSHERE OUT INJURED AGAIN
Jack Wilshere has been on holiday and there are photos of him and his family enjoying the off time that he has got after England’s performance turned out to be miserable in the Premier League.
The last season had been hard for his club as well as at the country level. Having played at the midfield level Wilshere is looking forward to putting away a disastrous season behind him and start afresh for the new season.
The pre season training will start off next week as part of the Arsenal club. Meanwhile the off time that the 24 year old has got is being put to keep him fit as he holidays and relaxes with his family. Indeed, his fans have been seeing pictures of him working out in different places, including the shower unit in the bathroom as he utilizes the spare time he has before he is due back for training in Arsenal in a week.
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Former Leeds player Danny Mills has stated that England will be better off dropping Jack Wilshere from the squad.
He said that at the moment he does not see what Wilshere can bring to the team and that he is just taking the space for another player in the team.
He said that Jack Wilshere seems to be a player that is out of form, and that will not be able to contribute much to the Euros. For Mills, Wilshere has not been brilliant in any of the friendlies he has played so far, and he just seems to be a player that can fall apart at any time.
Jack Wilshere has missed almost the entire season for Arsenal and has only come back for the remaining 2 games of the season. He clearly lacks match fitness and sharpness in the games he has played so far.
Roy Hodgson has announced that Jack Wilshere will be part of the England squad that will be participating in the Euros in France. He has been selected ahead of Danny Drinkwater, which has left the Leicester midfielder frustrated. Indeed, Drinkwater has been excellent throughout the season and has helped his team win the title while Jack Wilshere has hardly played this season. Continue reading Jack Wilshere should be dropped from the England squad according to Danny Mills
Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere is reportedly targeting a place in England’s Euro 2016 squad after completing his comeback from injury.
The 24-year-old had been missing in action for 330 days after undergoing surgery in September for a fractured left tibia, after picking up the injury during pre-season training.
Wilshere made his first senior appearance since last season’s FA Cup final when he played the final eight minutes in the disappointing 1-1 draw at Sunderland on Sunday. The England International says he has a big week ahead of him after his Sunderland run-out, but is confident he can prove his fitness in time to be in Roy Hodgson’s squad for the summer tournament in France. There have been calls on some quarters to include him in the team while others have said the English coach should pick from the in-form active English players
“It’s the best feeling.
“All those late nights and long days in the gym, this is when it really pays off.
“You can do all the training, you can play for the under-21s to build your fitness up, but what really matters is playing for the first team and getting back on the pitch, so I’m really happy. Continue reading JACK WILSHERE TARGETS EURO 2016 SPOT UPON RETURN FROM INJURY
The debate is raging on whether Jack Wilshere should be going to Euros 2016. The England midfielder currently playing at Arsenal has yet to kick a ball this season due to injuries. There are reports that the England manager will be interested in bringing Wilshere with him because of his experience.
However with replacements such as Danny Drinkwater available some people are calling for Wilshere to stay at home and prepare himself for next season. Indeed, it would not be fair for players such as Drinkwater to miss a place in Euros just because of Wilshere reputation.
England has enough quality players in midfield to cater for the absence of Jack Wilshere. Players such as Alli, Henderson, Dier, Barkley, Sterling, Lallana are all quality players and should be able to control the midfield whatever team England might be facing.
A fit Jack Wilshere would have certainly had his chance of making it to the finals especially with his performance during the qualifiers. Unfortunately, his form has been hindered by injuries, and he has yet to play this season for Arsenal. Continue reading Should Jack Wilshere go to Euros 2016?
Jack Wilshere continues to struggle with a lot of injuries in his career. The midfielder is yet to feature for Arsenal this season and doubts were growing whether he will be set for an early retirement like Abou Diaby.
The former French midfielder recently announced his retirement after several seasons of continuous struggles with injuries. Wilshere is regarded as one of the finest English talents available, but his injury record is every statistic for both club and country. Wilshere featured in only 23 appearances last season and was expected to kick on in the 2015-16 season.
Since making his professional debut for the gunners in the 2008-09 season, Wilshere has gone on to make more than 40 appearances in only one season. The 24-year-old has also been restricted to just two appearances for the England national team, who will be anxious to get him back for the Euro 2016. Wilshere is one of the important players for the national team especially after the retirements of Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard in the centre of the field. Wenger has given his support to the injury prone midfielder by stating that he is ready to give him more opportunities to prove his fitness. Continue reading Jack Wilshere continues to struggle with a lot of injuries in his career