It seems that Jack Wilshere is something of a prankster as the young midfielder decided yesterday to use Twitter to announce his departure from the club, which shocked quite a few people, until they of course realised what the date was! See below the Tweets sent by the England international.
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While were at it, here is the team news ahead of the game at home to Blackburn Rovers later today.
Arsenal welcome back Theo Walcott, Alex Song, Abou Diaby and Cesc Fabregas, all of whom missed the draw at West Brom, but Denilson and Aaron Ramsey miss out.
Robin van Persie and Nicklas Bendtner have been passed fit, while manager Arsene Wenger says Manuel Almunia will continue in goal ahead of Jens Lehmann.
Blackburn midfielder David Dunn hopes to recover from a hip problem in time to face the Gunners on Saturday.
Vince Grella will miss the rest of the season after having Achilles surgery.
Injured: Bartley & Frimpong (both knee), Denilson (toe), Johan Djourou & Lukasz Fabianski (both shoulder), Vito Mannone (thigh), Aaron Ramsey (groin), Wojciech Szczesny (finger), Thomas Vermaelen (Achilles)
Suspended: Givet (one match)
Doubtful: Andrews (groin), Dunn (hip)
Injured: Grella (Achilles) (BBC Sport)