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Injury setback for Wilshere

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Injury setback for Wilshere (©GettyImages)
Injury setback for Wilshere (©GettyImages).

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has been ruled out for the remainder of the season with an ankle injury and "will not go" to Euro 2012 with England, Gunners manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed.

A stress fracture to his right ankle has prevented Wilshere from playing this season, but both the player and Wenger had been optimistic that he would return to play some part in the end-of-season run-in.

But speaking after Arsenal's surprise 2-1 loss at home to Wigan in the Barclays Premier League, Wenger said: "Jack Wilshere will not play again this season and will not go to the Euros, that is for sure. He is not ready to practice today or next week. He makes progress, but slow progress."

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