Unai Emery explains reasoning behind Jack Wilshere’s Arsenal exit

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Unai Emery has revealed that his unwillingness to assure Jack Wilshere of first team football at the Emirates is the reason the English international left the club this summer.

This is according to the Sun, who are stating that the player left to join West Ham after Emery informed him that he would be taking a backseat in his plans for this season.

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We’re sure most Arsenal fans were very sad to see Wilshere leave the club this summer, as the England star had come through the ranks at the Emirates and was certainly a fans favourite in north London.

Jack Wilshere and John Cross
Wilshere left after he was told he wouldn’t be a key figure in Emery’s plans for next season

The now-West Ham star managed to clock up a total of 198 games for the Gunners during his extensive stay there, clocking up a total of 14 goals and 30 assists in the process.

Wilshere’s time at the north London club was heavily plagued with injury, as the Englishman missed a huge amount of games through various fitness and injury troubles during his time with the club.

The player turly burst onto the scene after his man of the match performance in the Gunners’ 2-1 win over Barcelona in the 2011 Champions League, a game that saw him become a household name around the country.

Wilshere will definitely be hoping to somewhat reignite his career at the London Stadium, and maybe force his way back into the England set up should things go his way.

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