Recently retired English footballer Jack Wilshere is qualified for his Arsenal Under-18 coaching role. This is the opinion of football pundit and medical expert Ben Dinnery. He spoke about Jack Wilshere during an interview with Football Insider. According to him, Wilshere is qualified for the coaching role as he has taken some coaching courses having started five years ago (2017). Dinnery said that contrary to widespread opinions that his appointment as an Arsenal youth team coach is compensation for his time at the club as a player, Jack Wilshere is qualified for to take the job.

Arsenal appointed Wilshere as the new Under-18 head coach this summer shortly after his retirement from football was announced. Jack Wilshere confirmed his retirement from football some weeks ago after playing for just four clubs throughout his career as a professional footballer. He retired from football at the age of 30.

Jack Wilshere came through the Arsenal Academy before he made his professional bow in the Arsenal colours under the tutelage of legendary manager Arsene Wenger almost fifteen years ago. His time at time with Arsenal was affected negatively by injuries as his immense potentials could not be completely fulfilled as a result. He made his debut for Arsenal at the age of 16 thus making him the youngest player to wear the club’s red and white colours.

Wils here spent ten years in the Arsenal first team before he left the club in 2018. His Arsenal exit coincided with the exit of Frenchman Wenger. He left the Gunners at the end of his contract. Shortly after his Arsenal exit, Wilshere signed for London rivals West Ham United on a three-year deal. However, he spent two years with the Hammers before his contract was terminated. Apart from Arsenal and West Ham United, Wilshere also played for Bournemouth in the English league and AGF Aarhus in the Danish top flight before he retired from football.