Jack Wilshere’s Arsenal career is currently hanging by a thread - but the technically-gifted midfielder done himself no favours whatsoever on Monday night.
Wilshere, who returned to the Emirates Stadium this summer following a season-long loan spell with Bournemouth, was sent off while playing for Arsenal’s Under-23 side against Manchester City.
The 25-year-old was shown a straight red card after reacting badly to a late challenge by City’s 17-year-old midfielder Matthew Smith.
Wilshere shoved Smith to the ground and then reacted after being pushed by Tyreke Wilson.
Referee Samuel Allison dismissed both Wilshere and Wilson moments later.
Watch: Wilshere loses his head and gets sent off
In case you haven’t seen the incident yet, you can watch it here…
Wilshere was then spotted pushing Wilson inside the tunnel...
The incident will not have impressed Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger, who has given the England international one final opportunity to prove himself at the Emirates.
Wilshere reacts to journalist's 'new low' jibe
The Sun newspaper described the incident as a ‘new low’ for Wilshere’s career - and this sparked a reaction at 1:36am from the man himself.
“Evening Sam…” Wilshere tweeted, addressing The Sun’s journalist Sam Morgan. “Intrigued to hear more about how you think this is a career low for me? Would love a sit down with you? Look forward to it.”
Wilshere’s tweet, as you can see, has gone viral.
Reaction to Wilshere's tweet
Here’s how football fans reacted to Wilshere’s tweet…
Will Arsenal now send Wilshere out on loan again?
Despite Wilshere’s defensive tweet, this latest incident is undoubtedly a low moment for the former starlet.
And it would come as no surprise if Wilshere found himself loaned out again before the transfer window closes on August 31.
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