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Wenger cautious over Wilshere recovery

Wenger cautious over Wilshere recovery (©GettyImages)
Wenger cautious over Wilshere recovery (©GettyImages).

Arsene Wenger maintains Arsenal and England must not go "crazy" over Jack Wilshere's return to action.

The midfielder played his first match for more than a year in the Under-21s at West Brom on Monday afternoon, having been sidelined by a niggling ankle problem and then knee surgery.

Wilshere, 20, is set for another run-out next week against Reading, but Wenger continues to stress it must be a cautious rehabilitation for the 20-year-old. He said: "Jack needs a few games, progressive build-up to get his body used again to competition, to shocks, to fights, but he is doing extremely well, the situation looks very good."

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